Shady Cosgrove is an Associate Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Wollongong, where she teaches prose fiction and editing. Her books include What the Ground Can't Hold (Picador) and She Played Elvis (Allen and Unwin). Her short works have appeared in Best Australian Stories, Overland, Southerly, takahe, Eunoia Review, Antipodes and various Spineless Wonders collections.
Associate professor, University of Wollongong
Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong
Sub Dean, University of Wollongong
Lecturer, University of Wollongong
The Australian National University, Doctor of Philosophy
Vassar College, Bachelor of Arts
What the Ground Can't Hold, Picador, Pan Macmillan