Debra Oswald


More on Debra Oswald can be found in the Teacher's Notes and she has also provided some Writer's Tips

Debra Oswald writes about the abandoned and neglected child who then becomes the damaged adult searching to belong. She explores the child / parent relationship in Mr Bailey’s Minder and The Peach Season. Her youth plays, Dags and Skate, reveal the raw edge of teenage life, the moment when we discover the world isn’t fair. In the award winning Stories in the Dark humour and hope are placed against a backdrop of the horrors of war.