PhD candidate, Creative Writing, University of Adelaide
Jane Turner Goldsmith is an author and psychologist. She has worked in the fields of health, education, language teaching, counselling, psychology and creative writing and currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide.
Jane's topic is The Essential Worker: Psychological First Aid and the Composite Novel. The novel is a collection of autonomous short stories about essential workers at the outset of the 2020 pandemic. It features a linking character, an artfully manipulative mature-age student reviving her 1970s Arts degree, with whom the characters' lives become entangled.
Jane has also published a novel, Poinciana, set in New Caledonia, with Wakefield Press in 2006, a children's novel, an anthology of adoption stories and short fiction in a range of journals.
Jan 24, 2023 05:40 am UTC| Health
The oldest known library, dating back to the second millennium BC, in Thebes, Egypt, reportedly bore a sign above its portals in Greek: Psyches Iatreion, translated as healing place of the soul. The idea that reading...