Ben Winch

writer / rocker

Publishing History


Short stories published in dB, Blast, Bringing the Water (anthology of South Australian writing by Wakefield Press), Aurealis, New Writer and The Adelaide Review. Shortlisted in the Judah Waten and Bauhinia short story competitions.

Runner-up in the Weekend Australian Young Travel Writer of the Year.

First novel Liadhen runner-up in the 1994 Angus & Robertson Bookworld award for an unpublished first novel.


Liadhen published by Wakefield Press.


My Boyfriend’s Father, a novel, published by Wakefield Press. Shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the inaugural Kathleen Mitchell Award.

Recipient of a Category B Fellowship for Literature from the Australia Council for the Arts.

Left for Tasmania to write my masterpiece...


Brothers of the Head, poetry/music/text, released through Cottage Industry Press.


COQworks #1: Vanishing Points published by COQ & CO.


Essay on Christoph Meckel’s The Figure on the Boundary Line published in Verbivoracious Festschrift Volume Three: The Syllabus, Verbivoracious Press.


Introduction to Christoph Meckel’s Image For Investigation: My Father, Verbivoracious Press.


COQworks #2: Breaking Glass published by COQ & CO.


“Dazzled: Robert Walser’s ‘Kleist in Thun’”, Thresholds International Short Story Forum.


Over 250 book reviews posted on Goodreads since 2011.

Album reviews at AllMusic.

Online journal at Medium.