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Kathryn Heyman awarded $80,000 Author Fellowship

The Copyright Agency has named multi award-winning author Kathryn Heyman as its 2017 Author Fellow to develop her forthcoming memoir Words to Live By. “The $80,000 Author Fellowship for mid-to-late career authors is Australia’s richest fellowship for writers, providing crucial financial support for the development of a new work,” Copyright Agency CEO, Adam Suckling, says.… Continue Reading

Kathryn speaks to ABC Nightlife about ‘Storm and Grace’

Anna MacDonald reviewed Storm and Grace in the Australian Book Review, writing: “Like Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things (2015), it is an indictment of the complicity of the media and other forms of representation – film, chick lit, ‘[a]ll that Fifty Shades shit’ – in setting standards of women’s behaviour, especially as it… Continue Reading

The Guardian on Storm and Grace for their February round up

“Publisher Allen & Unwin has tagged Kathryn Heyman’s latest book a “literary thriller” but don’t expect a genre-bound police procedural. Heyman’s serious literary ability takes precedence in this story about male power and violence set in the curious world of free-diving… Heyman drives an utterly compelling narrative towards a shocking ending.” read it here …… Continue Reading

Louise Swinn reviews Storm and Grace in The Guardian

“Many other stories live in the subcutaneous levels of Storm and Grace, Kathryn Heyman’s ominous, luminous sixth novel…. Right now, we need a better understanding of the narrative of abuse – how it can start and how it continues, as well as the headlines we see all too often telling us how it ends. In… Continue Reading

FLOODLINE on The Age Recommended Reads 2013

Floodline appeared on the Age’s Recommended Books of 2013, listed by Readings Bookshop in their end-of-year round-up.  In the Sydney Morning Herald, novelist and critic James Bradley listed Floodline in his best books of the year, praising the mixture of the ‘fantastical, the prescient and the satirical’. Read more reviews of Floodline. Continue Reading

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