Interviews - Disabled Writers - Raise The Platform
Raise The Platform podcasts are back!
This episode features RTP Executive Producer Rachael interviewing 2 disabled writers, Laura and Zoe, discussing their experiences working in the writing industry, in both freelance and company roles, the barriers they have faced and how they fight them.
Laura Pettenuzzo is a disabled writer living on Wurundjeri country. Her words have appeared in various places, including Link Disability Magazine and The Age. Laura is also a member of the Victorian Disability Advisory Council.
Some of Laura's opinion pieces can be found here: https://hireup.com.au/author/laura-pettenuzzo/
A podcast Laura worked on for the Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bnQOCLkiGki5dRdCqGd8k
Zoe Simmons writes to make a difference in the world. As an award-winning journalist who's been published hundreds of times around the globe, Zoe uses the raw power of storytelling to capture hearts and minds, helping businesses small and large find their perfect words. When not running her copywriting and editing business or writing articles, Zoe can be found writing books (she's been published in three), and working on her first book about her experiences as a disabled journalist, and her hometown's survival with in the Black Summer Bushfires).
Zoe's social media platforms can be found here:
Zoe's website: https://zoesimmons.com.au/https://zoesimmons.com.au/abouthttps://zoesimmons.com.au/advocacy/
This episode was originally aired on Saturday November 12th (4pm - 5pm).
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