Tanya Heaslip was raised on a cattle station north of Alice Springs during the 1960s-70s. She learnt about the outside world through the Correspondence School and School of the Air. Later she became the first School of the Air student to become a lawyer, and taught English in the Czech Republic. Tanya has published Alice to Prague (2019), An Alice Girl (2020), and Beyond Alice (2021). Tanya still works in law and lives back in Alice Springs with her husband. She was Vice President / President of the NT Writers’ Centre, and is now writing fiction, set in Central Australia!
Photo credit: Steph Coombes.