Roz Bellamy is a writer, researcher, editor and educator who is passionate about social justice, creativity, storytelling, sexual health and mental health.
Her writing explores gender, sexuality, education, health, social justice, and politics. She writes for a range of publications, including Archer Magazine, Daily Life, Junkee, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, SBS, Ten Daily, The Big Issue, The Huffington Post and The Sydney Morning Herald.
She has a Master of Teaching (Secondary) from Monash University, and a Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) with Honours from the University of Technology, Sydney. Earlier this year, she commenced PhD research on using life writing to explore identity with young LGBTIQA+ people 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, in addition to Australian and international academic conferences. She runs writing workshops for various organisations and councils, and she has been interviewed about her writing by ABC Radio Sydney, Bent TV (Channel 31), and Joy FM.
I wrote an op-ed for Ten Daily about Scott Morrison’s comments on-air with Alan Jones and Neil Mitchell yesterday. These conservative men may think they are being subtle, but the homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and slut-shaming is evident in their words. Jones...
You can read my selected works here, including essays, articles, and creative non-fiction. I write about sexuality, gender, mental health, education and politics, and I am writing a memoir about marriage equality in Australia.
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Read about my PhD research on using life writing with young LGBTIQA+ people and access academic journal articles I have written.
I run creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry writing workshops, for schools, private groups, councils and community organisations. They are unique, fun, and engaging, and designed for all ages.