Writer Profiles

Writer and critic Matthew Lamb has just completed his Writing Australia Places residency in a rustic cottage in Tasmania's Lake St Clair National Park. During his stay, Matthew was working on a novel set in Tasmanian's wild west. He began his residency at Lake St Clair at the beginning...

Anne Bartlett is a South Australian writer and has recently spent four weeks as the Writing Australia and Tasmanian Writers' Centre, 'Places' regional resident on Bruny Island.
Anne spent her childhood in the Murray Mallee and the Adelaide Hills, where she now lives, on the...

Isobelle began the first of her highly acclaimed Obernewtyn Chronicles while she was still at high school and worked on it while completing a Bachelor of Arts and then a journalism cadetship. The first book was accepted by the first publisher she sent it to and went on to be short-listed in the...

Robert Dessaix is a writer, translator, broadcaster and occasional essayist based in Hobart. From 1985 to 1995, after teaching Russian language and literature for many years at the Australian National University and the University of New South Wales, he presented the weekly ‘Books and...

A Mother's Disgrace
Night Letters
Corfu
And So Forth
Twilight of Love
Arabesque
As I Was Saying

Dr Robert Michael (Bob) Pyle is a world-acclaimed nature writer, academic, conservation biologist, essayist and poet, hosted in Australia by the Watermark Literary Muster and the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre’s Environmental Writing program, Writing Place.

He is a Yale...