Geordie Williamson

Geordie Williamson is a publisher, writer, editor and former chief literary critic at The Australian.

His  essays and reviews have been appearing in newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK for over a decade.

In 2011, Geordie won the Pascall Prize for criticism, Australia’s only major national prize awarded for critical writing, and in 2012, he published The Burning Library, a collection of essays on neglected Australian writers.

His forthcoming book, Lairds of Rapa Nui is a family history involving Scottish merchants and Easter Island.

Geordie lives in Tasmania with his family and will be with in conversation with Behrouz Boochani on Sunday.