Writing Mothers


Alice Robinson + Sonia Orchard + Tabitha Bird

Cinema B, GoMA

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Alice Robinson

Alice Robinson

Alice Robinson grew up in Melbourne and regional Victoria. She earned a Bachelor of Creative Arts from The University of Melbourne and a PhD in Creative Writing from Victoria University, where she was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Research. Her fiction, essays and reviews have been published widely in literary journals, including Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow, Overland, TEXT, Fireflies, Arena and Meanjin. Alice’s debut novel, Anchor Point (Affirm Press), was longlisted for The Stella Prize and the Indie Book Awards (debut fiction) in 2016. Her second novel, The Glad Shout (Affirm Press) was published in early 2019.
Sonia Orchard

Sonia Orchard

Sonia Orchard is a freelance writer, creative writing teacher and the author of three books. Her memoir Something More Wonderful was a national bestseller for biography, and her first novel The Virtuoso won the 2009 Indie Award for Best Debut Fiction. Her most recent novel, Into the Fire, explores power, guilt and womanhood. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and lives in the Macedon Ranges, Victoria.

Tabitha Bird

Tabitha Bird

Tabitha Bird is a writer and poet who lives and works in the rural township of Boonah, Queensland. By day Tabitha may be found painting, working on her next book or with her husband, three beautiful boys and Chihuahua. Her debut novel A Lifetime of Impossible Days was published in June 2019 by Penguin Random House.

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Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson is an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction and journalism. Her 2009 novel The China Garden won the Barbara Jefferis Award and was shortlisted for the Kibble Prize. Her 2013 memoir, Boy, Lost, garnered multiple awards including the Queensland, New South Wales and West Australian Premiers awards for non-fiction and the Kibble Prize. Her most recent novel, Shell, launched the legendary Scribner Australia literary imprint and was shortlisted in several major literary awards.


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