Skip to content Skip to main content

Jo Dyer

Jo Dyer is a writer, literary curator and producer of theatre and film. Most recently Director of Adelaide Writers’ Week, Jo has held leadership roles at national cultural institutions such as Sydney Writers’ Festival, Sydney Theatre Company and Bangarra Dance Theatre. Her freelance productions have been staged at venues that include the Sydney Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, and the legendary Tropicana hotel in Las Vegas, and her films have won awards and screened worldwide, notably at the Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2021, Jo was unexpectedly thrust into the national spotlight when she became an advocate for her deceased friend Kate, after Kate’s accusations of rape against then attorney-general Christian Porter were posthumously made public. She is a Community Independent candidate for the seat of Boothby in the 2022 Federal election.

Jo Dyer

Publications View All


Events

Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

Monash University Publishing will close on Wednesday 21 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. The last date for online orders to be shipped is Friday 16 December 2022.