Tiggy JohnsonTiggy Johnson (Queensland) www.tiggyjohnson.com

Tiggy is an Australian writer and poet whose short stories, essays and poems have appeared widely, including in Black Inc’s Best Australian Poems 2012, in the Herald-Sun and on Melbourne trains. Her short story collection Svetlana or otherwise (Ginninderra Press) was released in 2008, and her poetry collectionsFirst taste in 2010 and That zero year, co-written with Andrew Phillips, in 2012. As co-founder of page seventeen literary magazine, Tiggy edited and published its first eight issues. She has taught in the Professional Writing and Editing TAFE course and has spoken at and performed at various national writing/poetry festivals. With a love of stories and puzzles, she was destined for genealogy.

Tiggy is currently working towards her Masters in Information Studies, and since catching the genealogy bug, is writing her family history in poetry.

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