Peter Goldsworthy

Peter Goldsworthy

divides his time equally between writing and medicine.


About Peter Goldsworthy

Peter Goldsworthy divides his time equally between writing and medicine. His novel Wish (1995) has been recently rereleased in the Text Classics series, and his novel Maestro (1989) as an Angus & Robertson Australian Classic. Humphrey Bower’s stage adaptation of Wish was performed by the Perth Theatre Company earlier this year.  A new collection of poetry will appear in 2015, his first for fourteen years.


Articles about Peter Goldsworthy

His Stupid Boyhood: A Memoir by Peter Goldsworthy

Same diff: His Stupid Boyhood: A Memoir by Peter Goldsworthy

His Stupid Boyhood is a memoir of the first eighteen years of Goldsworthy’s life and it shares several characteristics of his fiction. It also incorporates some striking poems, perhaps the best writing the book has to offer.

Articles by Peter Goldsworthy

Exhibits of teh Sun by Stephen Edgar

Sunflowers of a kind: Exhibits of the Sun & Eldershaw

Exhibits of the Sun is well-named; the poems are all sunflowers of a kind, drenched in light, or seeking it. For a Metaphysical Poet, Edgar has a surprisingly painterly eye. He especially loves the way light rebuilds the world – or the consciousness that perceives it – in the light of morning.