Danielle Wood

Danielle Wood is a Tasmanian writer.


About Danielle Wood

Danielle Wood is the author of the novel The Alphabet of Light and Dark, the short story collections Rosie Little’s Cautionary Tales for Girls and Mothers Grimm, and a biography, Housewife Superstar: The Very Best of Marjorie Bligh. Together with fellow Tasmanian writer Heather Rose, she is ‘Angelica Banks’, author of Tuesday McGillycuddy adventures for children. She lives in Hobart and teaches in the English program at the University of Tasmania.

Articles about Danielle Wood

Articles by Danielle Wood

Blue Skies by Helen Hodgman book cover

The Harsh Light of Day: Blue Skies
by Helen Hodgman

'It is common for Tasmanian literature to be softlit with the kinds of autumnal colours that are so flattering to sandstone convict ruins, a contrast to the red dust and white gums of much mainland Australian writing. Helen Hodgman turns up the intensity, creating a glare under which she examines human desperation and ugliness. It is usual, in writing about Tasmania, for dawns and dusks to proliferate. Instead, Hodgman gives us broad daylight—precisely, a never-ending three o’clock.'