Courtney Collins grew up in the Hunter Valley, NSW and now lives on the Goulburn River in regional Victoria. Her debut novel, The Burial, is inspired by the life of female bushranger Jessie Hickman and has been optioned for a feature film by Pure Pictures. Her second novel The Walkman Mix is due out in 2014. She writes on books and writing for ABC Arts. Follow her @cc_writer
Appearing: Saturday 10am, Newcastle City Business Centre, cnr Bolton and Hunter streets – Getting to Know You: Creating Character, with Patrick Cullen and Ryan O’Neill. Facilitated by Ed Wright.