Workshops, residencies and speaking engagements:

Lia regularly runs workshops and presents in schools and as part of festivals and conferences, for both children and adults. She is also available for residencies and literary camps.

Professional development:

Lia leads a variety of professional development courses for teachers on creative writing and thinking in the classroom. These can focus on poetry or fiction, or a combination of the two.

Previous clients include:

Melbourne Writers Festival, Adelaide Writers Week, NT Writers Centre, Auckland Writers Festival, NZ Book Council, NT Writers Festival, Creative Victoria, State Library of Victoria, Monash University, La Mama, AAWP, Carey Grammar, Matthew Flinders Girls Secondary College, MLC, Lauriston Girl’s College, Geelong College, Luther College, Eastern Regional Libraries, Williamstown Literary Festival, Strathcona Girls’ Grammar School, Cairns High School, Seville Primary School.

Praise for Lia’s work:

‘We had a remarkably inspiring writing retreat with Lia Hills last Friday. She had structured the workshop with precision, allowing the students to safely pursue their creative ¬†ideas in groups, and alone. Her warm ¬†intelligence shone through and the students felt comfortable in her presence.’ Luther College


Contact Lia for further details.