Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Emerald Tablet', and 'The Water Diviner'.


Words in books

The Emerald Tablet, novel, Pan MacMillan Australia, 2019.

The Honourable Thief, novel, Pan Macmillan Australia, 2018.

The Pacific: in the Footsteps of Captain Cook with Sam Neill, non-fiction, Harper Collins, 2018.

The Water Diviner, (with Andrew Anastasios), 2014, novel, Pan Macmillan Australia


Words on screen

Seeking Vincent [created and written by – in development with Film Victoria funding], feature documentary, Wildbear Entertainment.

The Secret Sex Life of Adolf Hitler [in production] (writer and researcher, 2 episodes from 4 x 60” eps). A+E UK and Europe, EQ Media.

The Pacific: in the Footsteps of Captain Cook with Sam Neill, Foxtel, (writer and researcher, 5 episodes from 6 x 60” episodes), Essential Media.

Shane Delia’s Spice Journey: Turkey, SBS (writer and researcher, 10 x 30” episodes), Essential Media.

Gourmet Farmer Afloat, SBS (writer and researcher, 6 x 60” episodes), Essential Media.

Destination Flavour China with Adam Liaw, (series outline, and researcher) SBS, 2018. SBS Commissioning Editor.

2020 Tour de France [untitled gourmet segment], (researcher) SBS, 2020. Blink TV.

2020 Mardi Gras Parade (researcher) live broadcast, SBS, 2020. Blink TV.

Destination Flavour Eurovision with Adam Liaw, (researcher) SBS, 2018. Blink TV

Doctor, Doctor, (researcher) Nine Network, 2017.

The Water Diviner, (researcher), feature film, dir. Russell Crowe, 2014.

Australia: The Story of Us, (researcher), Seven Network, November 2014. Essential Media.


Words on paper

The Guardian, ‘Can Hollywood on the Gold Coast help save Australia’s floundering film and TV industry?’, 2 October 2020.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Rediscovered John Brack portrait shows a time of chaos and art’, [exclusive], 12 June 2020.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Going for once and for all… Sotheby’s calls it a day,’ [exclusive], 18 December, 2019.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘The donor dilemma: philanthropy and the arts,’ 4 December, 2019.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘From power symbol to plaything: Horses through art history,’ 5 November, 2019.

The Saturday Paper, ‘Gender bias in the art world,’ 2 November, 2019.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Health check due on Resale Royalty Scheme as data murky on Indigenous beneficiaries,’ 3 October, 2019.

The Conversation, What Went Wrong with the Melbourne Art Fair?’, February 2016.

Gourmet Traveller, ‘The Age of Ottomania’,August 2014.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Desert Artists Draw a Line in the Sand’, 4 May 2013.

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Expertise Goes Down the Drain’, 29 December 2012.

Gourmet Traveller, ‘From Istanbul with Love’, November 2012, pp. 210


Words in tomes

Routledge Companion to Art Marketing, ‘Fine Art Marketing and Consumption’ (with Assoc. Prof. Kate MacNeill), 2013.

Joining the Dots: Analysing the Sustainability of the Australian Aboriginal Art Market, Diogenes, UNESCO, July (231) 2010, pp.28-46.

The Impact of Unscrupulous Dealers on Sustainability in the Australian Aboriginal Desert Paintings Market, (with Prof. Neil De Marchi, Duke University USA), Proceedings of the 32nd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art, 2009.

Prints at the Baillieu Library: Teaching and learning from the collection, (with Assoc. Prof. Alison Inglis), Print matters at the Baillieu, pp. 103-15.

The Golden Age of Mapmaking: 16th and 17th Century Dutch cartography, catalogue, Spencer Scott Sandilands.

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