Dr Kathryn Heyman‘s sixth novel, Storm and Grace, was published to critical acclaim in 2017. She has written several radio dramas for the BBC, including adaptations of her own fiction. Her previous work has won the Wingate, Southern Arts and Arts Council of England Writing Awards in the UK and been nominated for awards including the Scottish Writer of the Year, the Orange Prize (now the Baileys) and the Kibble Prize and the West Australian Premier’s Literary Awards. She received the CAL Author Fellowship for her seventh book, Fury, a memoir of recovery and transformation.
An Honorary Professor of Humanities at the University of Newcastle, Kathryn Heyman is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program and has helped scores of writers move from idea to publication.