Fiona Robertson writes short fiction and works as a doctor. She lives in Brisbane with her husband and teenage children. She is working on her first short story collection.
She was shortlisted in the 2018 Margaret River Short Story Competition for her story ‘Descent’, which was published in Pigface and other stories in June 2018 (Margaret River Press).
Her story ‘Photograph’ was selected for the Quart Short Literary night in January 2018, and was read by actor Craig Behenna in Adelaide.
She was a Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship recipient in 2017.
‘Christmas Party’ was published in Kill Your Darlings in February 2017.
Her short story ‘The Ground Beneath’ was first published in Gargouille, Issue 3 (2015), was also published in the 2015 Boroondara Literary Awards anthology.
‘The Drive-In’ was published in The Suburban Review in December 2014.
Competition placings & shortlistings:
‘Tender-Hearted’ was shortlisted for the international Fish Short Story Contest in 2017.
‘The Ground Beneath’ was highly commended in the 2015 Boroondara Literary Awards.
‘To See the Sun’ won 2nd prize in the Launceston, Tasmania Literary award in October 2015.
Her short story ‘Sea Change’ won 1st prize in the Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts 2014 Literary short story competition.