ABOUT

Maureen O'Shaughnessy
 
Maureen O'Shaughnessy holds a Masters of Creative Writing from UTS, (2012). Previous work has been published in Best Australian Essays, Island, Blue Dog, Wet Ink, Best Music Writing under the Australian Sun, Australian Poetry Journal, Hide Your Fires, Rock Country,  Metabolism, Artsrush and Swamp. Poems have been short-listed for several poetry prizes, among them the Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize and the Blake Poetry Prize:: her poem, Thursday, July 15 was awarded the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize (2010).  Her first novel, Lakeland,  was published in 2015. (Ginninderra Press). She is currently working on a second novel.
    
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