19th October 2014
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Rosalind Sharbanee Meyer Writers Award
Rosalind Sharbanee Meyer was born in Singapore in 1935. She arrived in Australia in 1952 and lives in Sydney. She published her first book, A Window into Schizophrenia: My Brown Bear about her son’s battle with schizophrenia and his eventual suicide in 2004. Her latest book Rosie’s War is about escaping from Singapore in 1942. The award is being offered by Rosalind Meyer in memory of her son.
Alan Gold – The internationally published and translated author of 20 novels, most dealing with Jewish or historical themes. His latest book Stateless is the second in his Heritage Trilogy. The first was entitled Bloodline. Negotiations are underway to make the trilogy into a tv series. He is also a columnist for The Spectator magazine, a literary critic for The Australian, a mentor for Masters and Doctoral candidates in Creative Writing and a regular contributor to magazines on matters of antisemitism and racism.