Celebrating Member Success

A big congratulations to these Writers’ Centre members, who have recently achieved incredible successes. They cover an array of genres from science-fiction to crime novels, short stories to poetry and biographical tales. Many are first-time novelists whilst others are...

Amanda Ortlepp

Amanda Ortlepp has recently published her first book, Claiming Noah, with Simon & Schuster Australia. It is a story about parenthood, biology and love, set in the inner west of Sydney, where Amanda lives and works. She has attended several courses at the NSW...

The Edge of the Sky by Roberto Trotta

I opened this book with great interest and uncertainty about what would greet me. What I found was an intriguing look into the universe and science. Written using 707 of the 1,000 most commonly used words in the English language, The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to...

Alice Pung on Laurinda

A lawyer, teacher, writer and soon-to-be mother, Alice Pung thrives on juggling several things at the same time. But her passion for writing never wanes. Alice’s first book Unpolished Gem won the Australian Book Industry Newcomer of the Year Award. Her latest book...