Craig Cormick has stayed at Varuna several times since 1998, working on works of fiction, short-fiction and non-fiction. He has published over 25 books in Australia and overseas, across several genres, and over 100 stories in anthologies, collections and literary journals including Southerly, Island, Meanjin, 4-W, the Phoenix Review, Westerley and the Review of Australian Fiction. His writing awards include a Queensland Premier’s Literary Award (A Funny Thing Happened at 27,000 Feet…), the ACT Book of the Year Award (Unwritten Histories), an ACT Writing and Publishing Award (Uncle Adolf) and the Tasmanian Writers Prize (for the short story, No Man is an Island).
He has been a writer in residence at the University of Science in Malaysia and an Antarctic Arts Fellow travelling to Antarctica. He is also former chair of the ACT Writers Centre, has PhD in Creative Writing and is a graduate of the Yale Writers’ Conference.
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