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Summary

Rashida Murphy is an award winning writer from Western Australia. She has published several short stories, poems, book reviews and essays and her debut novel, The Historian's Daughter, was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize. The Historian's Daughter is now available from UWA Publishing. Rashida lives in Perth and is currently working on a couple of long term projects that include travelling.

Biography

Rashida is an award winning writer from Western Australia. She has published several short stories, poems, book reviews and essays and her debut novel, The Historian's Daughter, was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize. The Historian's Daughter is now available from UWA Publishing. She is an experienced teacher, facilitator, mentor and workshop presenter. She sits on the literary committee at the KSP Writers Centre where she also sponsors an annual CALD Fellowship for emerging writers. Rashida has won several writing residencies and appeared at national and international writers' conferences and festivals.

Relevant qualifications

PhD in Writing from Edith Cowan University, 2016.
KSP Writers Centre, WA Poets, FAW, ASA member.
Published novelist, poet and short story writer.
https://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/the-historians-daughter
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/45997069-the-sky-falls-down
Manuscript assessor and editor (Several WA writers and ECU PhD theses)
Workshop facilitator, writing tutor, mentor. https://rashidawritenow.com/

Recent experience

Writer-in-residence Booranga Writers Centre, Wagga Wagga, NSW, May 2019. Conducted a writing workshop, 2 public readings, informal facilitation and writing advice and created new work.
Margaret River Writers Festival, Panel Moderator, May 2019. Facilitated two sessions with writers Amanda Curtin, Susan Midalia and Sarah Drummond.
Workshop facilitator, Peter Cowan Writers Centre, March 2019. Conducted a workshop on Author Branding and Marketing for the Emerging Writers Program, administered by Fremantle Press.
Perth Writers Festival, February 2019. Panel Moderator with writers Annamaria Weldon and Moreno Giovannoni.
Workshop Facilitator, Perth Writers Festival. 'Encountering The Other.'

Publications

Mary

Mary

Publisher: Ginninderra Press

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Memoir

Maybe

Maybe

Publisher: Feminine Rising

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Poetry

The Historian's Daughter

The Historian's Daughter

Publisher: UWA Publishing

Publ. date: 2016

Genre: Literary fiction

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website https://rashidawritenow.com/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Rashida%20Murphy

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