Roz Bellamy is a writer, researcher and editor who is passionate about social justice, creativity, storytelling, sexual health and mental health.
Roz is a freelance writer and journalist, and the deputy online editor at Archer Magazine. Roz has written for The Big Issue, Daily Life, EverydayFeminism, Huffington Post, Junkee, Kill Your Darlings, LOTL Magazine, Meanjin, SBS, The Sydney Morning Herald, Ten Daily and peer-reviewed academic journals. Roz is a contributor to two books, Living and Loving in Diversity (Wakefield Press) and Going Postal: More Than ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ (Brow Books).
Roz has a Master of Teaching from Monash University, and a Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) with Honours from the University of Technology, Sydney. Roz is a PhD student and research assistant 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. Roz runs writing workshops for various organisations and councils, and has been interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney, Bent TV (Channel 31), SBS and Joy FM.
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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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I run creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry writing workshops, for schools, private groups, councils and community organisations. They are unique, fun, engaging and designed for all ages.
Read about my PhD research on using life writing with young LGBTIQA+ people and access academic journal articles I have written.