Danielle Wood


Danielle Wood is the author of several books, including Mothers Grimm (Allen & Unwin, 2014)Rosie Little’s Cautionary Tales for Girls (Allen & Unwin, 2006), Housewife Superstar (Text, 2011) and the Vogel Award-winning The Alphabet of Light and Dark (Allen & Unwin, 2003).

With fellow Tasmanian writer Heather Rose she is ‘Angelica Banks’, author of the Tuesday McGillycuddy adventure series for children.

Danielle teaches writing at the University of Tasmania.


The good mother

FictionNOW THAT YOU think about it, you realise you've known her your whole life. On the magazine pages and billboards of your childhood, she was fair as Rapunzel with a trim shoulder-length haircut. You were indifferent to her, back...

The disappointment

FictionIT IS USUAL for The Disappointed to come in pairs, but Bonnie always comes alone. In the small, overheated waiting room, she sits not with a partner but with her carefully chosen tools of disappearance, one of which is...

The farmer

FictionIT WAS THE farmer who built the shack, when he was a young man, long before I was born. By the time I knew him, he was an old man, his hair so white that it was impossible to...

Hotel Royale on Liverpool

MemoirWITH A NOD to those jokes about Tasmanians (yes, you know the ones), it's been said that as a Tasmanian girl I did fine community service by going offshore to find fresh genetic material. And not only that, I...

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