Gillian Wills

Gillian Wills is an author and arts writer who has published with ArtsHub, Australian Stage Online, Limelight, Griffith Review, Australian Book Review, The Australian, Weekend Review, Good Reading, The Strad (UK) Cut Common, Loudmouth and Artist Profile. Her short stories have been published with Dillydoun Review, Antonym, Dewdrop, Unbelievable Stories and Hare’s Paw Literary Journal. Her memoir, Elvis and Me: how a world-weary musician and a broken racehorse rescued each other, Finch Pty was released in 2016 in Australia, America, Canada, The UK and NZ.

Gillian's Latest Articles


Opera review: The Sopranos

An Opera Queensland commission that defies stereotypical representations of victimised women and offers bold and spirited alternatives.


Theatre review: Frozen the Musical, QPAC

Stage version of film blockbuster offers dazzling sets and quality choreography.


Theatre review: Eddie Perfect, Introspection, QPAC

An all-rounder entertainer performs with charm and passion.


Exhibition review: Nadja Kabriel: Softening the Eyes, Tweed Gallery

Casting appreciative glances on still life paintings.


Theatre review: Return to the Dirt, QTC

A play as much about life as it is about death.


Exhibition review: William Robinson: Nocturne

An intriguing, seductive survey of paintings, drawings and prints that evoke ideas of night and darkness.


Musical Review: West Side Story, QPAC

Touches of brilliance in this staging of a classic but lacks menace and urgency.


Opera Review: The Marriage of Figaro, Opera Queensland

Froth and scandal: a classic that bears modern resonance.


Dance Review: The Sleeping Beauty, Queensland Ballet

Fleet-footed cast graces the night to a sumptuous score.


Book Review: Borderline by Sandie Jessamine, Bad Apple Press

Sandie Jessamine's memoir is an insightful exploration of a devastating and alienating mental illness and a catalogue of the damaging…

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