Rae is a mentor for the Australian Society of Authors & specialises in Life Writing (Creative Nonfiction); family history; & HSC The Craft of Writing.


  • Carrawobitty Writers' Retreat

    19 July at 10:02 from atlas

    Thanks to Monica and Ken Wren from Carrawobitty Rural Retreat (near Forbes) for the fantastic weekend writers' retreat held over three ...

  • WFSC Kianinny Writers' Retreat 2018

    14 April at 05:13 from atlas

    Rae (pictured) mentored at this fantastic retreat, cosy cottages with fireplaces, picturesque surrounds, birds and possums, great food, ...

  • Winner 2018 FAW Walter Stone Award for Life Writing

    14 April at 04:52 from atlas

    It has been a great privilege to have judged the biennial award since 2010. Nichole Overall was the winner of the 2018 competition with ...

  • FAW NSW Biennial Walter Stone Award for Life Writing

    16 November at 18:24 from atlas

    It was such a privilege to judge the 2016 Walter Stone award. The winner was author Richard Yaxley, whose remarkable memoir Homecoming, ...

  • Book a Writing Workshop in your Area.

    5 December at 13:00 from atlas

    Creative Writing, Life Writing and Family History Workshops 'Have Caravan will Travel' to anywhere in NSW, ACT, Victoria and Queensland. ...