Texts in the City: A Christmas Carol
In this instalment of our series focussing on the classic texts of the VCE English list, Lili Wilkinson and Phil Zachariah explore Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. If you’re studying this, you’ll probably also want to check out our video from Texts in the City 2012, featuring Ruby J Murray and Dr Grace Moore.
Lili Wilkinson is the award-winning author of twelve YA novels, including Pink, Green Valentine and The Boundless Sublime. She established the insideadog website, the Inky Awards and the Inkys Creative Reading Prize at the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library of Victoria. She has a PhD in Creative Writing, and lives in Melbourne with her husband, son, dog and three chickens. Her latest book is After the Lights Go Out.
Phil is a graduate of the National Theatre, with a background in science and a great deal of splashing about in theatre-in-education, including three years performing for the CSIRO Science Education Centre. He has also sung for the Victoria State Opera and gigged with Harry Kewell.