Sonya Voumard

Sonia Voumard, Sydney based journalist and novelist<!--mep-nl-->photo Michele Mossop/afr

Sonya Voumard is an Australian journalist and author.

Her first novel Political Animals, published in 2008, was inspired in part by her time working as a political reporter for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. This story is part of an auto-biographical collection in progress.

Sonya also teaches literary non fiction writing at the University of Technology, Sydney where she is undertaking a doctoral degree on ‘The Power Dynamics Between Australian Journalists and their Human Subjects’.


Do not bend

EssayTHEY ARRIVED BY mail the other day in an A4 envelope from the National Archives of Australia bearing a stamp that said: Do not bend. The cardboard folder said: Your story, our history.Impatient, I tore it open, licked my...

Claims I’ve never made

GR OnlineMONEY WAS FINALLY paid. But in the end, and as usual, there were no real winners arising from the sexual harassment case in which one of the nation's highest profile CEOs fell on – or should I say because...

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