About Angela

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Angela MeyerDSC04477 is…

a Melbourne-based writer and reviewer.

My short fiction, essays, reviews and interviews (and a poem) have been seen in…

Torpedo Greatest Hits, The Lifted Brow, A Cafe in Space (The Anais Nin Journal), Australian Book Review, Radio National’s The Book Show, Hecate, Australian Women’s Book Review, Viewpoint, The Sex Mook, Idiom 23, Lip Magazine, Page Seventeen, Sketch, Story To, Southerly, The Death Mook, Wet Ink, Through the Clock’s Workings (the Remix My Lit anthology), Cordite Poetry Review, Mascara Literary Review, The Short Review, Slow Trains, Emerging Writers Festival’s The Reader, Writing Queensland, Newswrite, AntiTHESIS, Readings Monthly, Bookslut, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age and the Australian.

You can find some of my short fiction here.

Other literary-minded things… I’m working on a novel as part of a Doctor of Creative Arts through the University of Western Sydney, supervised by Hazel Smith. I’m a former acting editor of Bookseller+Publisher magazine. I’ve been a recipient of Peter Bishop’s Varuna Pathways to Publication Masterclass. I regularly teach workshops on writing, blogging and social media. I was a judge in the Sydney Writers’ Centre’s Best Australian Blogs 2011 Competition.

I have chaired panels, been on panels, or performed at Perth Writers Festival; Adelaide’s Format FestivalWilliamstown Literary Festival, the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the Australian Booksellers Association Conference, Byron Bay Writers Festival, Write Around the Murray, Melbourne Writers Festival (for which I was also an official blogger), the Newstead Short Story Tattoo, Melbourne’s Overload Poetry Festival, the Ubud Writers’ and Readers’ Festival in Bali, and the National Young Writers’ Festival in Newcastle.

If you’re a festival organiser interested in having me, please drop me a line at literaryminded (at) gmail (dot) com.

I’ve been interviewed in/by the Age‘s Melbourne Magazine, Epicure, Voiceworks, Women’s Health, Sketch, Victorian Writer, the Sydney Writers Centre, Verity La, and other publications in print and online.

To send me books for review please email me (subject: LiteraryMinded) at literaryminded (at) gmail (dot) com or send to PO Box 6266, St Kilda Road Central, Vic 8008. Please note that I receive 5-10 books per week and although I do my best, I will never cover everything. Here are some tips on sending your books for possible review.

To pitch guest posts and reviews or book extracts send a suggestion and writing sample to the above email.

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