Agustín the returned illegal immigrant

If it isn't already, the village of Santa Ana will soon be absorbed into Mexico City. It overlooks the metropolis from a hillside above what by night becomes a terrestrial galaxy pooled on the floor of the Valle de Mexico, lapping at the foothills around the patches of darkness that betray the high places. Agustín Melo lives… Continue reading Agustín the returned illegal immigrant

Press Conference Assignment and Lessons from “Go Back to Where You Came From”

Earlier this year I had an assessment for uni in which a mock press conference was held in one of our lectures. We then had 24 hours to write a news story from the answers our 'talent' gave to our questions. Our 'talent' was the Executive Manager for the Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ)… Continue reading Press Conference Assignment and Lessons from “Go Back to Where You Came From”