Rose Hartley
Photo credit: Angela McKinnon

Rose Hartley’s short fiction has appeared in Nightmare, Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights, and f(r)iction. In 2016 she was nominated for the Australian Shadows Awards in the short fiction category and long-listed for the Ron Pretty Poetry Prize.

Rose is a graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop 2015 (San Diego, US) and has a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) from the University of Melbourne.

In 2015 she was the joint recipient of the South Australian Hachette Mentorship Program and is currently working on her first novel with the help of her mentor at Hachette, Sophie Hamley.

In 2014 she was the winner of the Axel Clark Memorial Prize for Poetry and runner up in the Right Now short fiction competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch. She has had residencies at the SA Writers Centre, Manning Clark House and Varuna, and in 2016 she was a judge of the Aurealis Awards. Rose lives in Adelaide, Australia, where she works as an online editor, copywriter and technical writer.


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