Kathryn Heyman

Kathryn Heyman is the author of six novels, including Floodline, published by Allen and Unwin in September 2013. She has won numerous awards including an Arts Council of England Writers Award, the Wingate and the Southern Arts Awards, and been nominated for the Orange Prize, the Scottish Writer of the Year Award, the Edinburgh Fringe Critics’ Awards, the Kibble Prize, and the West Australian Premier’s Book Awards. Her radio plays for BBC Radio include adaptations of her own work.

As well as directing the fiction program for Faber Academy Australia, Kathryn Heyman is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program and a member of the Folio Prize Academy. She was the Senior Judge for the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards from 2011 – 2013. Her new novel, inspired by freediver Audrey Mestre, will be published in 2016.

Read more about Kathryn Heyman’s latest novel, Floodline, here.

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