Leigh Swinbourne

Leigh Swinbourne is a dramatist and fiction writer resident in Hobart. His work has been shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award, the Varuna Award and The Tasmanian Literary Prizes. His plays have been produced locally and interstate, and he has published two critically acclaimed collections of short stories, The Shark and Away, through Ginninderra Press. His first novel, Shadow in the Forest, will be published by Guillotine Press in 2017. 

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