Roslyn Taylor


Roslyn Taylor was born in Newcastle, NSW and has lived all her life in country towns. She began writing after moving to Wagga Wagga in the Riverina.
Publications: PLEASE DON'T ASK ME TO YOUR TUPPERWARE PARTY, SHARLEEN? (Poetry, 1985); BRING ON THE DANCING MEN!? (Poetry, 1966); YOUR HILLS ARE TOO HIGH (Autobiography, 1986); UNCLE ABE (Novel, 1989)
Anthologies: UP FROM BELOW? (Poetry, 1987); STOP ME IF YOU'VE HEARD IT? (Short Stories, 1989); THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM? (1991);
Radio: FICTIONS: THE POETRY OF ROSLYN TAYLOR? (ABC Radio National 1992)
Scripts: BAD NEWS FOR WOMEN? (1992); ALIAS? (1993); THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR? (1994); SOMETHING IN THE WATER (1994)
Short stories, poems and articles published in many Australian magazines and newspapers. Newspaper columnist early 1980's (creative prose). Finalist, ABC/ABA Bicentennial Literary Awards (Short story)
Conducted creative writing courses and workshops in schools, colleges and adult education programmes. Awarded Bachelor of Arts (honoris causa) Charles Sturt Uni

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