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Dr Christine Williams

Dr Christine Williams is the author of four biographical works and a short story collection. She wrote the first biography of novelist Christina Stead, and has had work published in Australia, the United States, England and India. She has a special interest in memoir, relationships and identity in life-writing, having researched the life of the Indian philosopher, Jiddu Krishnamurti, for her Doctorate of Creative Arts from the University of Technology, Sydney. She also holds a Master of Arts from the University of Sydney.

Writing across a range of genres, Dr Williams has won a state History Fellowship and has had a number of short stories published in academic journals and the mainstream media.

She teaches creative writing and memoir classes, and is currently working on a novel set in India, to be published next year.

Dr Williams also offers lifecoaching in employment, business development, relationship, family life or any unrealised dream.

Recent biographical work:

Green Power: Environmentalists who have changed the face of Australia.

Recent publication:

Jiddu Krishnamurti World Philosopher Revised Editionalso available as an eBook on Amazon. Check it out HERE.

Christine Williams’ publications:

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism (The Netherlands) – 5,000 word entry on philosopher, Jiddu Krishnamurti, 2013

 The Sachin Interviews – Tendulkar & Indian Cricket: Current Views of The Man & The Game available at Sydney School of Arts & Humanities online, HERE.

Fathers & Sons, HarperCollins, Sydney. Extended interviews with Australian men on intimacy and the father-son relationship, 1996

Christina Stead: A Life of Letters, Virago, London & McPhee Gribble, Melbourne. The first full-length biography of this major Australian writer, 1989