Artist

Melissa Manning

Melissa Manning’s writing has been recognised in awards and published in literary journals and anthologies, including in Award Winning Australian Writing, Best Small Fictions (US), To Carry Her Home (UK), Overland, the Big Issue, and Tasmania 40°South. She was awarded a Varuna Residency Fellowship to work on her novel, Written on Bark, and a place on the ACT Writers’ HARDCOPY program for her novel Island. She is a 2018 Wheeler Centre Hotdesk fellow and is currently working on a short story collection, South West, with the support of an ASA Emerging Writers’ Mentorship and a Grace Marion Wilson Glenfern Fellowship.

Tuesday 30 October - Saturday 3 November