Linda Weste

Linda Weste is a poet, reviewer and editor. Her historical verse novel Nothing Sacred (2015) won the Wesley Michel Wright Prize. As editor she has published two non-fiction collections of interviews with writers about verse novel poetics, most recently The Verse Novel: Australia & New Zealand (2021), which contains thirty-five interviews with verse novelists writing for the Children’s, Young Adult, or Adult categories. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Melbourne where she teaches poetry & poetics.