Linda Neil

NEIL, Linda

Linda Neil is an Australian writer, songwriter and documentary producer, and the author of two non-fiction books, Learning How to Breathe (UQP, 2009), and the travel memoir All Is Given: A Memoir in Songs (UQP, 2016). She has a PhD in creative writing and has taught creative writing and cultural studies at the University of Queensland. Her radio documentaries have been shortlisted for the United Nations Media Peace Prize and have been awarded gold and bronze medals at the New York Radio Festival.


The pleasure cure

Non-fictionTHE SOUND OF waves just behind me filled my ears. My bare feet on the hot sand made me feel vaguely uncomfortable. I gently lifted them up and down, like a comical kind of marching: left, right, left, right,...

People are kind

EssayTHE PACKET OF soy milk was standing alone on the top shelf of the long-life milk section in the brightly lit aisle of Coles at Corinda. Normally, I could easily stretch up to the second-highest level to grab it....

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