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Professor of Creative Writing, University of Technology Sydney

Anthony Macris is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Technology Sydney. His best-selling memoir, When Horse Became Saw: a family's journey through autism, was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards: Non-fiction, and the Age Book of the Year. He is also author of the award-winning Capital novels, which explore the effect of the ever-increasing impact of market forces on lived experience and human subjectivity. In 2018 he was the recipient of a Griffith Review Queensland Writing Fellowship. His most recent work of fiction is Inexperience & Other Stories (2016).

In 2019 UWAP published Aftershocks, a collection of his essays and critical writing on literature, visual arts and society. He is the recipient of numerous grants from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. His fiction, essays and poetry have been translated into French, Greek, Serbian and Chinese. In 2023 The Cambridge Companion to the Australian Novel listed his Capital novels as major works of Australian Literature. The Sydney Morning Herald described him as “one of the most interesting writers of our times.”


  • 2008–present
    Professor, UTS


  • 2002 
    WSU, PhD
  • 1998 
    Johns Hopkins University, Master