Leigh Swinbourne

Leigh Swinbourne

Leigh is a dramatist and fiction writer in Hobart. His work has been shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and the Tasmanian Literary Prizes. His plays have been produced locally and interstate and he has published two short story collections. He is working on a play for Blue Cow Theatre and looking forward to the publication of his first novel Shadow in the Forest with Guillotine Press in 2017.


  • The Shark and other stories. Ginninderra Press. 2011.
  • Away and other stories. Ginninderra Press. 2014.