IMG_3923Fiona 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, an extract of which was recently shortlisted for the 2018 Richell Prize.

You can find her on Twitter: @FionaRRobertson.


Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship in 2017.


‘Descent’ was published in Pigface and other stories in June 2018 (Margaret River Press) and again in late 2018, in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2019.

‘Christmas Party’ was published in Kill Your Darlings in February 2017.

‘The Ground Beneath’ was first published in Gargouille, Issue 3 (2015), and 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:

Shortlisted for the 2018 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award.

Shortlisted for the 2018 Richell Prize.

Shortlisted for the 2018 Bridport Short Story Prize.

Shortlisted for the 2018 Margaret River Short Story Competition.

Shortlisted for the 2017 Fish Short Story Prize.

Highly commended in the 2015 Boroondara Literary Awards.

2nd prize in the Launceston, Tasmania Literary award in October 2015.

1st prize in the Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts 2014 Literary short story competition.

4 responses to “About

  1. Thank you for your kind response to Rose of Jericho, Fiona. Do you know about this award? I think entries close at the end of April. https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2017/10/26/97658/spineless-wonders-tablo-slv-to-launch-carmel-bird-digital-literary-award/

    • Hi Carmel, thank you so much for letting me know – it looks like a wonderful opportunity. And congratulations on your new collection The Dead Aviatrix. I’m looking forward to reading it!

  2. Hi Fiona thank you for following The Book Podcast, good to have you along. Rosemary

  3. Hi Rosemary, I just recently discovered your podcast, but I really enjoy your thoughtful interviews. Thanks for stopping by here 🙂

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