Bernie regularly runs workshops for teachers and writers, describing himself as a Storyteller, Writer, Educator. He frequently visits schools and talks to students in schools about writing stories and living stories. His own story is inspirational. A gifted communicator, he never fails to engage and inspire his audience.
Mercy Hospital Melbourne where they used a block and tackle to deliver my eleven pound head.
Kids who lose a parent, characters who don’t speak, and explosions.
Getting published. I was really dumb at school so that was way cool.
I’m a frequent contributor to The Monthly magazine and The Age and The Australian newspapers. I’ve also had stories published in Good Weekend, Meanjin, and The Best Australian Stories.
The stories that keep young people alive.