Roanna Gonsalves

Each month we shine a spotlight on a member of our community to learn more about their writing journey, achievements, and inspirations. This month we spoke to Roanna Gonsalves, author of the acclaimed short story collection The Permanent Resident (UWAP), which won the...

2018 Member Successes

February Jeanell Buckley’s Stretcher Bearer was published by Ginnindera press. This novel is written after extensive research using the diaries of Australian WWI soldiers.       Alicia Gilmore’s first novel, Path to the Night Sea, was published by Regal...

Injury Time by Clive James

Five years ago the famous Australian broadcaster and poet was diagnosed with terminal leukaemia. We all know we are going to die and often overlook many things in our lives, but when the end is near we confront our demons, review our life and remember precious...

Performance skills for writers with George Catsi

You teach and present to a wide range of people. What do you find most challenging—or most exciting—about teaching performance skills to writers in particular?  My key objective in my teaching is to have everyone be ‘comfortable in their own skin’. The joy...