Suzanne Covich

Name Suzanne Covich
Email Address [email protected]
Profession Author & English Teacher
Professional Services
  • Public readings
  • Talks
  • Workshop presentation
Areas of Work
  • Autobiography
  • Electronic multimedia
  • Fiction
  • Humour
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Prose poetry
Country Australia
State WA
Suburb Hamilton Hill
Address 114 Healy Road
Phone 0434825912
Biography Suzanne Covich spent her early years in a large family in the country, leaving school unwillingly at thirteen to work in an old people’s home. After entering university in her mid-thirties as a single mother, she went on to obtain a PhD in Creative Writing at Edith Cowan University. A prize-winning author and English teacher, she now works at John Curtin College of the Arts and was the first Australian to win two National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEITA).
Publication History Suzanne writes memoir, poetry, short fiction and creative non-fiction. Her work has been performed on ABC Radio National and published in major Australian journals including Quadrant, Meanjin, Island, Southern Review and Northern Perspective. Her work features in the anthologies Summer Shorts, New Beginnings and She’s a Train and She’s Dangerous. She is a public speaker and child rights activist, and, in 2002, initiated and edited an anthology of student art, photography and writing: A Circle in a Room Full of Squares.