Wendy J. Dunn

About me

Wendy J. Dunn is an Australian writer who has been obsessed by Anne Boleyn and Tudor History since she was ten-years-old. She is the author of two Anne Boleyn novels: Dear Heart, How Like You This?, the winner of the 2003 Glyph Fiction Award and 2004 runner up in the Eric Hoffer Award for Commercial Fiction, and The Light in the Labyrinth, her first young adult novel. Wendy’s third novel, Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, is the first in a series exploring the life of Katherine of Aragon.

Gaining her Doctorate of Philosophy (Writing) from Swinburne University in 2014, Wendy tutors at Swinburne University in their Master of Arts (Writing) program.

From my website

Hanging out with my tribe at the HNSA 2017 conference.

Is it really over a week since the HNSA conference in Melbourne?  Well, Hawthorn, to be exact, at Swinburne University, where I work as a sessional tutor.  At the conference, I enjoyed being part of a rather powerful panel on Saturday, chaired by the twice doctor Gillian Polack.  Barbara Gaskell Denvil,…

My tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales.

It is now twenty years since that awful day in August 31st when the world lost Diana, Princess of Wales. On that day, I was returning home with my brother from the city when we heard the news on his car radio. Diana, the announcer said, was believed to be seriously…

Theresa Smith interviews me at Behind the Pen, and I review Gareth Russell’s Young & Damned & Fair.

Did I really go away for a two week writing retreat at Varuna, the Writers’ House? Two weeks back home, and life has well and truly returned to normal.  Once again, I’m tutoring  at Swinburne University, and I have been ticking off a few things that I needed to do,…

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