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, SBS, the Sydney Morning Herald, and 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 recently completed their first book, Mood, a memoir about mental illness, queerness and Jewish identity.
They are the online editor at Archer Magazine and a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University researching life writing as a creative health promotion method.
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. They run writing workshops for all ages and they are a mentor and manuscript assessor at Writers Victoria.
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 recently been part of a number of Podcasts and radio segments. I get nervous every time 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 segment on Triple...
You can read my selected works here, including essays, articles, and creative non-fiction. I recently completed a memoir, Mood, about mental illness, queerness and Jewish identity.
Find out details about upcoming appearances, including festivals, panels, launches and readings.
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.