Staff

THE TASWRITERS TEAM

DIRECTOR – CASSANDRA WUNSCH

Cassandra began her writing journey with a residency at the TWC in 2015. Two years later she had trained her way up to coordinating the Twitch program for young writers, where she had her own start. With a background in blogging and theatre, Cassandra is passionate about providing others with the same life changing opportunities that the TWC gave her. Though she originally hails from New South Wales, Cassandra is in love with her home in Tassie and is dedicated to the strong literary community that lives here.

COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT – ARIANNE JAMES

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Arianne is a writer of fiction and a lover of words, books, people, long conversations, eavesdropping, music, stars, cats and many other beautiful things. In February 2015 and 2016 Arianne spent a week at Varuna House in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Arianne had her short story, The Secret Art of Grieving published in the Hunter Writers Centre 2015 Grieve Anthology and recently a collection of micro fiction published in Swinburne University’s journal Other Terrain. In August 2016 her short story ‘Prelude to the Dawn’ will be published in ‘Backstory’ journal. Arianne completed a degree in Psychology and Creative Writing at the University of Tasmania in 2019 and dreams of publishing collections of her short stories (some for adults and some for children) and a novel (or three) in the not-too-distant future.

SHANNON HARWOOD – FINANCIAL OFFICER