Author/Editor: Merrilee Moss

Biography

Merrilee Moss is a playwright and novelist who also lectures part-time in writing. Her lesbian ghost thriller, Fedora Walks, was first published as a serialised novel in Melbourne's Lesbiana. Merrilee is the author of a number of books for young adults, including Thriller & Me and the eight-book adventure series Hot Pursuit, written in collaboration with Jenny Pausacker.

 

Her plays, which have toured to theatres and community venues all over Australia, include If Looks Could Kill, Empty Suitcases and Over the Hill.  Her most recent play The Slippery Slope had its "world premiere" in 2002 in Canberra and was performed in Melbourne at LaMama theatre in March 2004. The Slippery Slope is a comic-tragedy, featuring a reunion of friends at a sixtieth birthday party (the "Big Chill" twenty years on). 


In 1997, Moss also edited a non-fiction book of life stories, Taking A Punt: First Stop Bonegilla, working with a group of people in their 70s who began their lives in Australia at the Bonegilla Migrant camp in Wodonga.



Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Fedora Walks
Thriller And Me

Out Now
The Floating Garden

The Floating Garden


Emma Ashmere

Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey,...


The End of Patriarchy

The End of Patriarchy


Robert Jensen

The pathology of patriarchy, the idea that one group of people should control another—even own them, own even life...


Prostitution Narratives

Prostitution Narratives


Caroline Norma, Melinda Tankard Reist

For too long the global sex industry and its vested interests have dominated the prostitution debate repeating the same...

The Great Climate Robbery

The Great Climate Robbery


Grain

The great climate robbery provides valuable information about how the industrial food system causes climate change, how...

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