Jeanette Meredith Thompson

Jeanette Meredith Thompson

Jeanette Meredith Thompson lives and writes in the inspiring Tamar Valley, Tasmania. She began her professional writing career in Canada as a scriptwriter for TVOntario, CBCTV, CBQRadio and Minnesota Public Radio. She has also written for ABCTV (Playschool) and ABCRadio (Harvest Moon Murders), edited three books and published a number of short stories and poems. Upon her return to Australia, Jeanette specialized in the teaching of Reading and held tenure at Charles Sturt University as a lecturer in English Curriculum, Children’s Literature and Literacy.

She has also taught online for the Family History unit (UTAS) and the Wicking Dementia Institute. Jeanette has led creative writing workshops in primary, secondary and tertiary classrooms and enjoys working with writers of all ages.

Publications:
Bone and Beauty: The Ribbon Boys’ Rebellion (In Press)
University of Queensland Press.
The Shakespeare Ladies: A history of the Wagga Wagga Shakespeare Club.
Charles Sturt University, 4WPress.
Editor – Lines from Barellan.
Charles Sturt University, 4WPress.
Editor – FourWeleven: Anthology of prose and poetry.
Charles Sturt University, 4WPress.
Editor – Cybertales: An anthology of Science Fiction by young writers.
Charles Sturt University, 4WPress.
Hear Jeanette read from her short story ‘The things unspoken’ (Hide Your Fires,
2012)