Mandy Sayer


Mandy Sayer is the author of ten works of fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent book is The Poet’s Wife (Allen & Unwin, 2014), a memoir.  She is the 2014 CAL Non-Fiction Writer-in-Residence at the University of Technology, Sydney. 


Visiting day

FictionONCE A MONTH, Mrs Murphy took him on a trip to the other side of town. For these journeys she always made sure Geordie’s shirt and shorts were ironed, and that his face and fingernails were scrubbed clean. She...

Flying high

EssayTWO DECADES AGO, my father, then in his mid-seventies, used to fly to the northern New South Wales town of Lismore several times a year. He would buy $10,000 worth of marijuana, store it in his carry-on luggage and...

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