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No One Understands Me: Teen Diary Readings

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When Dickens wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” what he was really talking about was being a teenager. Parents, pimples, first loves, first sex, first mistakes … The teen years can make or break a person forever.

Join Marieke Hardy (‘The Book Show’, Women of Letters), Nick Coyle (Pig Island, Me Pregnant!) Justin Heazlewood (the Bedroom Philosopher) and others as they read excerpts from their own personal archives of angst and ecstasy – their diaries.

Hosted by Virginia Gay.

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Justin Heazlewood

Justin Heazlewood is one of Australia’s most versatile storytellers. Music and comedy fans know him best as the ARIA award-nominated Bedroom Philosopher, a moniker under which Heazlewood has released several albums of incisive, brutally funny and often heartbreaking songs. Heazlewood is also a wr... Read more

Marieke Hardy

Marieke Hardy is a curator, screenwriter, artist, and producer. She has penned columns for The Age, The Drum, and Frankie magazine, and written for many television shows, including Laid, Erotic Stories, Barons, The Family Law, Heartbreak High, and Seven Types of Ambiguity. She was co-curator of in... Read more

Virginia Gay

Virginia Gay graduated WAAPA, then spent four years pretending to be a nurse on All Saints, six months pretending to be cop on Savage River (ABC), and then five years on Winners & Losers, where she pretended to know a lot about high finance. That last one, particularly, was a stretch. She won a ... Read more

Nick Coyle

Nick Coyle is a writer and theatre-maker who lives in Sydney.

Nick’s plays include Rommy, Hammerhead (is dead), and Kittenbone Bridge. He is one third of the theatre troupe Pig Island, whose shows include Simply Fancy and The Glass Boat.

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The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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