Fiona Stocker is a published author specialising in memoir, fiction and nonfiction. Raised in England, she now lives in the Tamar Valley, Tasmania. She has worked in the arts sector, education and the corporate world, and for the past ten years has run her own small business, as a content writer and freelance, as well as writing creatively for publication.
Fiona’s rural memoir, Apple Island Wife, was published by Unbound in 2018. At the time of writing, she is working on the sequel.
Her book A Place in the Stockyard, a history of farming women in Tasmania, was published in 2015.
She is a regular contributor to Forty South Tasmania magazine, writing about food, people and landscapes, and was a judge in the Tasmanian Short Story competition in 2016, run by Forty South. Her articles have appeared in other publications including BBC Travel, Selector and Graziher magazines.
Fiona is enrolled in the Master of Arts in Writing and Literature at Deakin University, where her work consistently earns High Distinction. Her critiques are often sought after by fellow students.
You can find Fiona on Instagram where she engages with book lovers and other writers the world over, at www.instagram.com/fionastockerwriter