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Vanessa Berry is a writer and artist. She is the author of three books, Mirror SydneyMirror Sydney and two memoirs: the collection  Strawberry Hills Forever (2007, Local Consumption) and Ninety9 (2013, Giramondo) a memoir of growing up in the 1990s.

Her current major work is the Sydney psychogeography blog Mirror Sydney.

Her writing has appeared in her many zines, the blog Biblioburbia and literary journals and anthologies such as Meanjin, Heat and The Sleepers Almanac. Her zines have been exhibited at the MCA and at numerous smaller galleries, and are held in the collections of many zine libraries in Australia and around the world. She is also known for her creative cartography and her map-based works have been exhibited at the Museum of Sydney, Macquarie University Art Gallery, and Verge Gallery.

Vanessa conducts workshops in non-fiction writing, zine and creative cartography art galleries, writers’ centres, schools and libraries. If you are interested in having Vanessa do a workshop, or for other professional enquiries, please use the contact form below.


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