Susan Midalia

Susan Midalia

Susan Midalia has published three collections of short stories: A History of the Beanbag (2007), shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards; An Unknown Sky (2012), shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award; and the newly released Feet to the Stars (2015). She is the judge of several literary awards and a recent peer assessor for the Australia Council for the Arts. She continues to believe, despite the moral poverty of current political discourse and practice, that writing and reading fiction can enhance our capacity for independent thinking and compassion.