Roz is an award-winning writer and the online editor at Archer Magazine. They have written for The Big Issue, Crikey, Daily Life, Everyday Feminism, Going Down Swinging, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Island Magazine, Junkee, Kill Your Darlings, LOTL Magazine, Meanjin, Overland, SBS, Seizure, the Sydney Morning Herald, ten daily and The Victorian Writer. Their writing has been published in the anthologies Living and Loving in Diversity (Wakefield Press), Going Postal: More Than ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ (Brow Books) and Growing Up Queer In Australia (Black Inc.) They run writing workshops for all ages and they are a mentor and manuscript assessor at Writers Victoria.
Roz has a Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) with Honours and a Master of Teaching (Secondary). They are currently a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University. Read more about their research here.
Roz is an experienced public speaker, interlocutor, interviewer and moderator. They have performed their work and presented at conferences, festivals and events including the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, the National Young Writers’ Festival and Queerstories. They have been interviewed on multiple podcasts, ABC Radio Sydney, Joy FM, 3CR, Bent TV (Channel 31) and SBS.
Roz uses they/them pronouns.
Latest Blog Posts
I’m sure you’re sick of hearing people say “it’s a weird time!” so I’ll spare you any of those sorts of comments. Instead, here’s my wife’s video of me reading at the launch of issue four of Matters Journal on 14th...
I had the best time storytelling on One On One Stories, an Instagram Live event curated by Madison Griffiths. I can’t even tell you how it felt to be part of an event featuring storytellers, poets, comedians and artists like Ellen Van Neerven, Evelyn Araluen,...
I have done a number of Podcasts, radio segments and other fun things on audio mediums lately. I get a bit nervous but it’s nothing that a cup of tea and a friendly interviewer can’t fix! The first is “Queer Sex Education in Australia”, a radio...
You can read my selected works here, including essays, articles, and creative non-fiction. I am working on a memoir about gender diversity, Jewish identity and mental illness.
I run creative nonfiction, fiction or poetry writing workshops, for schools, local councils and community organisations. They are unique, fun and engaging, and can be tailored to groups of all ages and levels of experience.
Find out details about upcoming appearances, including panels, presentations, launches and readings.