Claire Scobie

Claire Scobie is the award-winning author of Last Seen in Lhasa and The Pagoda Tree, chosen by Good Reading magazine as one of their Best Fiction Reads 2013. She has lived and worked in the UK, India and now Sydney. She writes for numerous publications, including the Daily Telegraph, Destinasian and contributes to the Sydney Morning Herald. She mentors writers; runs writing courses in Australia, Asia and the UK; retreats in Italy and hosts Abercrombie & Kent’s literary tour to the Jaipur Literature Festival in India. Through her business Wordstruck, Claire advises companies and leaders on how to harness the power of storytelling as a powerful business tool. In 2013 she completed a Doctor of Creative Arts at the University of Western Sydney.