Fiona Wright has worked as a project assistant with the Red Room Company, which aims to create, promote and distribute poetry by new and emerging Australian writers to the public in unusual ways. She was awarded an Island of Residencies placement at the Tasmania Writers' Centre in 2007, and an Emerging Writers' Grant by the Literature Board of the Australia Council in 2010. She has been Assistant Editor of the literary journal HEAT and in 2011 was Publications Officer in the Writing & Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney.
Fiona writes poetry, essays, and criticisms. She was nominated for the 2018 Prime Minister's Literary Awards for Poetry for the poetry collection Domestic Interiors.