Originally from Canberra, Myra is a Sydney-based author whose writing has been published in the Sydney University Anthology. Her interests range from environmental science to socio-legal research, and these themes are reflected in her writing.
Myra was the 2019 Project & Communications Intern with Writing NSW.
Book Review / Her Kind of Luck by Michelle BaloghOctober 31, 2019
“From travelling the world to finally finding a home and family in Sydney, Her Kind of Luck relates a story worth telling.” – Myra Opdyke reviews Her Kind of Luck by Michelle Balogh.
Book Review / Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse
“Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse is a raw depiction of one woman’s struggle with postnatal depression and anxiety, her reliance on psychoanalysis, and her eventual exploration of various fields which seek to study and treat mental conditions.” – Myra Opdyke reviews Unlike the Heart by Nicola Redhouse.
Event Recap / What Is This Thing Called Consciousness?
In the first session of Quantum Words, a science writing festival hosted by Writing NSW, professionals from different sides of the science writing field discussed consciousness and awareness.
Writing NSW communications intern, Myra Opdyke, shares the key details.
Book Review / No Friend but the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani
“In this novel, Boochani has woven his own experiences in to a tale which is at once beautiful and harrowing, creating a valuable contribution to Australia’s literary canon.”
Myra Opdyke reviews Behrouz Boochani’s No Friend But the Mountains.
Book Review / Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
“Bridge of Clay is a quiet rollercoaster, with each phrase written as if it carries a great weight. It is a novel in celebration of the small things in life and the simple, fleeting moments that make up our lives.”
Myra Opdyke reviews Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak.