Sunday 27 October
Described as one of Australia’s most original and provocative writers, we are thrilled to welcome Charlotte Wood – winner of the 2016 Stella Prize for her best selling novel, The Natural Way of Things, which also won the Indie Book Award for Fiction and was joint winner of the Prime Minster’s Literary Award. Her hotly anticipated new novel, The Weekend, is a celebration of tenderness and friendship and explores the question that, if we’re lucky, all of us will face: exactly how should we grow old?
About the Author…
Charlotte Wood has been described as one of Australia’s most original and provocative writers.
She is the author of six novels and two books of non-fiction. Her latest novel, The Natural Way of Things, won the 2016 Stella Prize, the 2016 Indie Book of the Year and Novel of the Year, was joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction, and has been published throughout Europe, the UK and North America. It was recently chosen as the University of Canberra Book of the Year for 2019.
Her non-fiction books include The Writer’s Room, a collection of interviews with authors about the creative process, and Love & Hunger, a book about cooking. Her features and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Literary Hub, The Sydney Morning Heraldand The Saturday Paper, among other publications. In 2019 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for ‘significant services to literature’.