Julia Prendergast

Julia Prendergast is a senior lecturer in Writing and Literature at Swinburne University, and Chair of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), the peak academic body representing the discipline of Creative Writing in Australasia. She has published a novel, The Earth Does Not Get Fat (2018), and has had short stories appear in Australian Short Stories, Lightship Anthology (UK), Glimmer Train (US), TEXT (AU) and the Séan Ó Faoláin Competition (IE).



Facing the Strange

It takes a certain eye to recognise the peculiar in the plain. World-renowned short story writer Deborah Eisenberg (Your Duck is My Duck) and award-winning author Bernard Cohen (When I Saw the Animal) reveal how they look for the gems hidden in the minutiae, seek the complex in the simple and spot the funny within…

May 4, 2020