Astrid Edwards


Country: Australia

Astrid Edwards is a writer, teacher, podcaster, director and bibliophile. She teaches writing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, hosts The Garret: Writers on Writing, and serves on the Melbourne Writers Festival Board. Her writing is published in The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Future Women and Australian Book Review.

Astrid Edwards adalah seorang penulis, guru, pembuat podcast, sutradara dan bibliofil. Ia mengajar menulis di Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, memandu The Garret: Writers on Writing, dan bekerja untuk Dewan Melbourne Writers Festival. Tulisannya diterbitkan dalam The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Future Women dan Australian Book Review.

Appearing in

Main Program | Domestic Spaces

The domestic, the interior and the personal have traditionally been relegated to the realm of women’s writing, which in recent years has been dismissed as too small to attract significant …


Main Program | Ifor ap Glyn and Eric Ngalle Charles: Nostalgia and Hope

Wales and Cameroon are worlds apart, so Eric Ngalle Charles sought to bridge the gap through poetry. His resulting anthology Hiraeth Erzolirzoli – words from Welsh and Bakweri that translate …


Main Program | Is All Contemporary Fiction Speculative Fiction?

Speculative fiction has lurked in the shadows of the literary scene for years while realism hogged the limelight. Now, as the natural and political spheres crumble around us, speculative fiction’s …


Main Program | Richard Fidler: Back in Time

Richard Fidler is taking his gift for storytelling back in time. He has traipsed through Istanbul uncovering legendary Constantinople with his son, and journeyed to the sites of the beautiful …


Festival Club | Claire G. Coleman: The Old Lie

Claire G. Coleman burst onto the scene with the incredibly clever Terra Nullius (no spoilers!) Her follow-up novel, The Old Lie, examines just what happens when we fail to learn …