Dr Winnie Salamon


Winnie Salamon has taught creative and media writing at The University of Melbourne, RMIT, Deakin University and Victoria University. She regularly guest lectures and appears on panels about her journalism and creative writing experience. She has also co-ordinated RMIT's media internship program. 


Winnie has a Ph.D in Media Studies from the University of Melbourne and a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from Deakin University.


She is a journalist with a repertoire that includes columns for the Age, lifestyle pieces for News Ltd, feature articles for Marie Claire and celebrity gossip for NW. She enjoys interviewing quirky people and giving readers empathetic insights into their lives. She has also been a regular television reviewer on 3RRR radio.


Winnie is a published author of two Young Adult novels. Pretty Girls Don’t Eat was published in 2017 and won acclaim from its readers. Her first cult novel, Facetime received a special mention in the Australian Vogel Award.


She specialises in helping students write crisp, publishable writing. Her students seek her out as she creates a warm, encouraging place for people to blossom.

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