Menu Sian Prior

Writer, Broadcaster, Singer, MC & Teacher


SP22OCT2012JM-12_columnSian has a multi-faceted career in the arts, education and media. For the last two and half decades she has been a writer and broadcaster working in radio, television, print and online.

She has been a presenter on ABC Radio National, ABC Classic FM and ABC Melbourne and writes regularly for Fairfax Media. In  2014 her first book, ‘Shy: a memoir’, was published by Text Publishing. In 2015 she completed a PhD in Creative Writing at RMIT University, where she has taught creative writing for over a decade.

Sian is also an event host and public speaker, and a musician and recording artist (singer and clarinettist). She was the founding director of the Victorian Trade Union Choir, and she is a graduate of the Opera Studio at the Victorian College of the Arts. She currently sings with the French choir La La La Chorale,  Cantabile Chamber Choir and the Westgarth Ensemble.