Associate Professor of Creative Writing, University of Technology Sydney

Anthony Macris is an Australian writer and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Technology, Sydney. His latest work of fiction, Inexperience and Other Stories, will be published by UWAP in August 2016.

His first novel in the Capital series, Capital, Volume One, won him a listing as a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist 1998, and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Southeast Asian section) Best First Book 1998. His long-awaited second novel in the Capital series, Great Western Highway, was published in 2012 to critical acclaim. His book reviews, articles and features have appeared in the Sydney Review of Books, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Bulletin, and Griffith Review.

He is also the author of When Horse Became Saw, his family’s inspirational story and a powerful evocation of the world of autism, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards: Non-fiction category.​

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Creative Writing, University of Technology Sydney

Education

  • 2001 
    WSU, PhD