Ryan O’Neill

Ryan O’Neill


Ryan O’Neill was born in Glasgow in 1975 and lived in Africa, Europe and Asia before settling in Newcastle, Australia, with his wife and two daughters. His fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including The Best Australian Stories, The Sleepers Almanac, and Meanjin. He is the author of the short story collection, The Weight of a Human Heart, and the novel, Their Brilliant Careers, which was shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the Miles Franklin Award, and which won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction. He teaches at the University of Newcastle.

All sessions by Ryan O’Neill

Outside the Square

07 Apr 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hunter Room, City Hall

Newcastle Short Story Award Presentation

06 Apr 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cummings Room, City Hall

Making it Up

07 Apr 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Marquee, Wheeler Place