About Roz

Roz’s writing has appeared in The Big Issue, Crikey, Everyday Feminism, Going Down Swinging, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Island Magazine, Junkee, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, Overland, pedestrian.tv, SBS, the Sydney Morning Herald, and the anthologies Growing Up Queer In Australia, Living and Loving in Diversity and Going Postal: More Than ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ .

Mood, Roz’s debut memoir about mental illness, queerness and Jewish identity, is forthcoming with Wakefield Press in 2022. Roz is the editor-in-chief of Archer Magazine and a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University researching the impact of engaging in life writing on young LGBTQ+ people.

Roz is an experienced public speaker, interviewer and moderator. They have performed their work and presented at events including the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, the National Young Writers’ Festival and Queerstories. They have been interviewed on podcasts, ABC Radio Sydney, Joy FM, 3CR, Bent TV (Channel 31) and SBS. Roz runs writing workshops for all ages, is a mentor and manuscript assessor at Writers Victoria, and has experience judging applications for fellowships and residencies.

Writing

Read my selected essays, articles and details about my forthcoming memoir, Mood (2022).

Events

Find details about upcoming events, including festivals, panels, launches and readings.

Workshops

I run fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry writing workshops for all ages and levels of experience.