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After studying journalism at the University of Minnesota and working as an editor for TV Guide magazine in the US, SHEILA ALLISON came to Australia for a working holiday. During this decades-long holiday she became an Australian citizen and worked in various facets of newspaper publishing and as an editor for the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney and Australian Teachers of Media in Melbourne.

As a freelancer Sheila edited and co-authored the high school text, Media Active, for Heinemann Education and wrote film study guides for Village Roadshow. Since 1989, Sheila has held the position of manager and publisher of the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, a federally funded project based at the University of Tasmania, Hobart. ACYS publishes a national quarterly journal and books as well as performing publishing services for external clients. Sheila's writing has featured in The Age and her fiction was published in Island. She is a past president and Honorary Life Member of the Society of Editors, Tasmania.

This site is copyright 2003. Tasmanian Writers' Centre Inc. 77 Salamanca Place Hobart Tasmania Australia 7000. PH/Fax: +61.3.2019 0029. If links within this site appear not to be working please email the TWC's director at director@tasmanianwriters.org