Roz Bellamy is a writer, editor and researcher passionate about storytelling, creativity, social justice and mental health.
Roz is a freelance writer, researcher 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, Junkee, Kill Your Darlings, LOTL Magazine, Meanjin, Overland, SBS, Seizure, the Sydney Morning Herald and Ten Daily. Their writing has been published in 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.
Roz has a Master of Teaching (Secondary) and a Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) with Honours, and is currently a PhD candidate at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University.
Roz has appeared at the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the National Young Writers’ Festival and the Melbourne Fringe Festival. They have been interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney, Joy FM, 3CR, Bent TV (Channel 31) and SBS, and on the podcasts Writes4Women, Queerstories, Transdemic and Dramageddon.
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. I thought I’d share 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.