Astrid Edwards_www.astridedwards.com

Astrid Edwards is a writer, teacher, podcaster and director.

She is one half of Bad Producer Productions, a podcast company with seven successful (and three awarded) podcasts to date.

Astrid is also a bibliophile. She is the host of The Garret: Writers on Writing and has interviewed Michelle de Kretser, David Malouf, Leigh Sales, Benjamin Law and Clementine Ford (as well as a host of other writers talking about their craft).

 Astrid teaches writing at RMIT University. She has also judged the Aurealis Awards (Australia's premier speculative fiction awards) each year since 2016. She is a former Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow.

You can read Astrid's work in The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Future Women and Australian Book Review.

Astrid joined the Board of Melbourne Writers Festival in 2019. She previously served as the Deputy Chair of Writers Victoria.

Astrid is also a National Advocate for MS Australia.

You can track her reading on Goodreads or find a much longer bio here.