‘Without doubt, Steed is a talent to watch.’
- Joanne Shiells, Books + Publishing



You Belong Here

Margaret River Press, 2018

Shibboleth and Other Stories (Editor)

Margaret River Press, 2016


Winner, Best Creative Work at 2013 Higher Degree by Achievement Awards

Winner, 2012 Patricia Hackett Prize

Shortlisted, 2012 Bridport Prize

Funded Fellowships and residencies

Bernheim Forest Writers Residency, Writer in Residence, March-May 2016

Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre, Emerging Writer in Residence, February 2015

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, International Fellowship, April 2014

Fellowship of Writers (Western Australia), Emerging Writer in Residence, October 2012

University of Iowa, Graduate Fiction Workshop, May 2012

Varuna –The Writers’ House, Retreat Fellowship, March 2012

Laurie Steed

Laurie Steed is the award-winning author of You Belong Here, published in 2018, and the editor of Shibboleth and other stories, published in 2016. His fiction has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and has appeared in Best Australian StoriesAward Winning Australian WritingThe Review of Australian FictionThe AgeMeanjinWesterlyIslandThe Sleepers Almanac, and elsewhere.

He currently teaches short fiction for Writers Victoria and has previously worked in advisory roles for the Small Press Network, The Emerging Writers Festival and The Australia Council for the Arts. He also mentors through Westerly, The Centre for Stories, and The Peter Cowan Writers Centre, and teaches at The Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre. He lives in Perth, Western Australia.