Nathan Maynard

Launceston, TAS

Nathan Maynard’s writing is rich in well-observed detail, humour and moments of passion and poignancy.”
RealTime Arts

Nathan is a Trawlwoolway man, from larapuna country, North East Tasmania, Since the 1830’s, Nathan’s family have been known as the Maynard’s and in that time  have developed a strong connection with the Furnuex Islands.

Before he discovered his love for writing, Nathan worked in land management for 16 years. These days, Nathan balances his life between his family, community, culture and writing.

Nathan currently resides on the east coast of Tasmania. His works The Season and Hide The Dog are managed by Tasmania Performs.


In everything we do, we acknowledge that we live on Aboriginal land and constantly learn from the wisdom of First Peoples.

Where we are and the history that precedes us informs how we work and how we move forward.