Bill Cotter

Bill Cotter’s work has appeared in journals and magazines in Australia, New Zealand, England and in New Deli, India. Ginninderra Press has published a number of his poetry collections. Also a short play for voices, a collection of short stories and a novel, “Storm Over Bakery Hill” that explores the events leading up to the Eureka incident in Ballarat. The ABC has recorded and published one of his short stories. He has won a number of literary awards, including the International Library Of Poetry poetry competition, the Melbourne Shakespeare Society’s sonnet competition and the Maryborough Golden Wattle Festival poetry competition. He has a BA and Dip Ed from Melbourne University and a Licentiate in teaching speech and drama from Trinity College LTCL. He has conducted a number of creative writing courses for adults and children in Bairnsdale, where he lives, with his wife, Kaylene.