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.

Performing Lines acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work – the Gadigal in Sydney, the Whadjuk in Perth, and the Muwinina in Hobart – and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend those respects to all First Nations peoples on whose lands we travel and perform.