Dr Terry Whitebeach is a Tasmanian writer, historian and community artist whose publications include poetry, radio plays, novels for young adults and biographies or life histories. She has performed, presented conference papers and taught creative writing in community, workplace and educational settings. She has taught creative writing for nearly four decades in most Australian states and territories and in the USA, and has facilitated many community writing projects. She is interested in collaborative and cross cultural writing, and co-authored her latest novel, Obulejo, Trouble Tomorrow, with Sarafino Enadio.
Terry has four adult children and lives in the bush in south east Tasmania in a little white house that was once St Stephen’s church. Before that, in the 1920s, it was a country school.