Writers' Night School
Artists in this event:
Melinda Harvey has worked as a literary critic for over a decade, reviewing books for publications such as The Australian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review and the Sydney Review of Books. In 2012 she was an inaugural Hot Desk Fellow at the Wheeler Centre. She lectures in literary studies and creative writing at Monash University.
Jo Case is senior writer/editor at the Wheeler Centre.
Her first book, Boomer and Me: A memoir of motherhood, and Asperger’s is published by Hardie Grant in Australia and the UK.
She has worked in books since she exchanged her job as a Target check-out chick for one in a bookshop, aged 17, and she works part-time at Sun Bookshop in Yarraville.
Most recently, she worked for Readings Books, Music & Film, where she edited their newsletter, Readings Monthly. She has been deputy editor of Australian Book Review, books editor of the Big Issue and associate editor of Kill Your Darlings. She once took a ‘gap year’ working in corporate public relations.
Jo is a freelance writer and editor, and reviews for the Age, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Book Review. She also reviewed for ABC Radio National’s The Book Show.
In her spare time, she enjoys doing exactly what she does for a living (reading and writing), only with no deadlines.