Writing A Novel: The First Steps


Kristina Olsson + Emily O'Grady

Heritage Collections Learning Room

Workshop

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Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson is an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction and journalism. Her 2009 novel The China Garden won the Barbara Jefferis Award and was shortlisted for the Kibble Prize. Her 2013 memoir, Boy, Lost, garnered multiple awards including the Queensland, New South Wales and West Australian Premiers awards for non-fiction and the Kibble Prize. Her most recent novel, Shell, launched the legendary Scribner Australia literary imprint and was shortlisted in several major literary awards.

Emily O'Grady

Emily O'Grady

Emily O’Grady’s first novel, The Yellow House, won the 2018 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award and was shortlisted for the 2019 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. Her second novel, Feast, will be published by Allen & Unwin in 2023. 


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