that sensitively explores one woman’s experience of sexual violence and the silencing of those who feel compelled to speak out.
Dr Rachel Matthews
Dr Rachel Matthews is a Melbourne author, lecturer and VCE English teacher. Recently, she completed a PhD in creative writing (a novel and exegesis).
Her critically acclaimed debut novel ‘Vinyl Inside’ received strong press reviews and was highly commended by the Australian Vogel Award judges.
An earlier version of Siren was part of a PhD with Victoria University
Studded with tender details
Compelling. Must be read.
A gritty and honest novel in its depiction of sexual violence against young women. This is an important work.
Remarkable. Powerful. Haunting