Ed Wright


Ed Wright lives in Newcastle with his wife and two children and is the author of six non-fiction books including Lost Explorers (Pier 9) and Ghost Colonies (Pier 9).

His first full-length collection of poetry, When Sky Becomes the Space Inside Your Head, will be published by Puncher and Wattman in 2012.

He currently writes the New Australian Fiction review column for the Australian and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Newcastle.

The author gratefully acknowledges the assistance of an Australia Council Emerging Writers’ grant as well as Varuna and Bathurst Regional Arts Council Hill End residencies.


An end to hope

Fiction1A MOMENT'S HESITATION was all it took. She stood there trembling on the tree. Noose around her neck. Waiting for the final count that would take her to oblivion. Her arms were chicken skin, her face was as white...

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