Project Description

Melissa Ashley author of The Birdman's Wife

Photo: Vikki Lambert

Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder and academic who tutors in poetry and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She has published a collection of poems, The Hospital for Dolls, short stories, essays and articles. What started out as research for a PhD dissertation on Elizabeth Gould became a labour of love and her first novel, The Birdman’s Wife. Inspired by her heroine, she studied taxidermy as a volunteer at the Queensland Museum. Melissa lives in Brisbane.

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Titles by Melissa Ashley

The Birdman
The Birdman's Wife paperback by Melissa Ashley
The Birdman's Wife B format paperback by Melissa Ashley