Margaret Visciglio has won many short story competitions. Her novel The Blue Roses of Orroroo won the Three Day Novel Writing Race at the Salisbury Festival in 2007 and later reached the quarter finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel. Now she has a novella and two other novels to develop. Margaret is a member of the Salisbury Writers' Festival Committee and of Ad Astra, a science fiction/fantasy group. She is Vice President of the Field Geology Club of SA. Her articles are often published in the Bulletin of the Field Geology Club.
Latest Book: The Blue Roses of Orroroo
Ginninderra Press, Adelaide, 2011
A humorous account of rape, incest and Stolen Generations set in 1928 and related by Rose Walsh, a not always reliable witness, as she strives to rescue her family from destitution and, fuelled by kerosene and roses, to restore her own lost self esteem and faith.
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