I am an award-winning Western Australian writer. My works have appeared in journals, newspapers, and anthologies, have been performed live, and broadcast on radio.
My published collections of poetry are: Shorelines (writing as Barbara Brandt with Michael Heald & Roland Leach), Going Feral (WA Premiers Book Award for Poetry 2002), and Southern Edge (all published by Fremantle Press).
QualificationsI am currently not available for freelance projects.
Graduate Diploma (Information & Library Studies) Curtin University, 2010.
Master of Arts (English/Creative Writing) University of WA, 2007.
Post Graduate Diploma (English) Curtin, 1994.
Bachelor of Arts (English & Comparative Literature) Murdoch, 1989.
ExperienceI was poetry consultant for the literary journal Westerly (UWA) for three years, and edited nine booklets of the Mid West Heritage Series published by the Geraldton Regional Library (2008-2012), in addition to other freelance editing, manuscript assessments, and book reviews.
I have worked on community writing and theatre projects since 1990, and as a tutor /sessional lecturer in English and Creative Writing courses at the UWA – Albany Centre, Edith Cowan University and Curtin University.