In her popular book, The Writer's Room Interviews,
Charlotte presented a series of in-depth conversations with other writers about their work and their writing processes.
In her new podcast The Writer's Room with Charlotte Wood, she continues those conversations, talking with writers and practitioners from other art forms about how they work, what keeps them going, and the joys and challenges of making art.
FINDING BEAUTY IN BROKEN THINGS
A New York Times feature on artist Karla Dickens, 12 April 2019
HELEN GARNER'S MONKEY GRIP MAKES ME EXAMINE WHO I AM
Introduction to the new hardback edition of this classic Australian novel
LAUGHTER AS AN ETHICAL CHOICE
A Guardian essay on laughter in literature - edited version of a speech to the Bendigo Writers' Festival 2018
READING ISN'T SHOPPING
The Sydney Review of Books - edited version of the Barry Andrews Memorial Address, 2018
NOBODY LOVES YOU MORE THAN ME
An online interactive documentary for SBS, written in collaboration
with photographer Anne Zahalka, SBS
AFRAID OF THE DARK
A Guardian essay on women and anger
Tribute to friend and writer Georgia Blain.
ART CAN TRANSFIGURE HATRED: On turning bleakness into art, published at Literary Hub.
THE BONES' MUTE PROTEST: Introduction to Text Publishing's new edition of 1984
THE WRITER'S EPIPHANY: Lessons The Writer's Room interviews taught me - The Guardian Australia
GEORGIA BLAIN: Portrait of the writer Georgia Blain and her new novels - The Sydney Morning Herald / The Age
PORTRAIT: Theatre director Anne-Louise Sarks - The Saturday Paper
PORTRAIT: Painter Ann Thomson - The Saturday Paper
SHIRLEY HAZZARD'S THE TRANSIT OF VENUS: An edited version of my Sydney Ideas lecture is now online here at the Sydney Review of Books.
COOKING AS MEDITATION: A short essay in Womankind magazine, Issue 3.
CREATIVE MINDS: On my relationship with Alison Manning of A Mind of One's Own, Slow Living Issue 21.
'I HAVE HAD MY VISION': On writing, editing & collaboration,
The Sydney Review of Books, May 2014
Amy Witting's hard-won composure under fire, The Australian, February 2014
My unwired week - on disconnecting, Good Weekend, September 2013
The Writer's Cottage - ten tenets for a writing retreat, 10_tenets_for_a_creative_retreat.pdfSlow Magazine #16, Spring 2013
At home with myself - on homesickness, Good Weekend, July 2013
In the punch line - on stand-up comedy, Good Weekend, April 2013
Carless in the city - Slow Magazine, Autumn 2013
Creature comforts - gourmet pet food, Good Weekend, January 2013
Bus route 423: On abandoning car ownership, The Monthly, Dec 2012
Back from the dread: On dreams and fairy tales, Good Weekend, November 3 2012
The Aunt's Story - The Hoopla, 3 July 2012
The whole story: on offal - Good Weekend, Feb 18 2012
For the love of oysters - SBS Feast magazine, March 2012
The Sitting Act: On the bond between portrait painter and subject - The Monthly Dec 2011-Jan 2012
The likeability problem - Newswrite Magazine Dec 2011
The Write Tools #32: On the usefulness of close observation. Darkly Wise, Rudely Great blog
This dog is not a human being...(right?): Good Weekend, 2011
Give a Little Bit; first published Good Weekend magazine, Dec 4 2010
The End Six writers talk about finishing a book, Australian Author magazine, December 2010.
Forgive Me, Forgive Me: The Ethics of Using Other People's Lives in Fiction; Meanjin Quarterly, Summer 2009
Profile Lizzie Farey, artist Craft Arts International, March 2008
Party Piece First published Sydney Morning Herald, January 2006
Cooking to impress First published Gourmet Traveller, 2004
Nature writing in Australia First published Good Reading, 2004