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Charlotte Wood

"Wood has the ability to evoke matters of life and death without straining for effect. Her prose is convincing and her images precise."

Dorothy Johnston

Charlotte Wood

Charlotte Wood

Charlotte Wood is an Australian fiction writer.

Her fourth novel, Animal People, will be released by Allen & Unwin in October 2011. Her most recent work was to edit Brothers & Sisters, a collection of short stories and non-fiction about siblings by 12 of Australia’s finest writers.

Her last novel, The Children, was described by Australian Book Review as “a graceful and empathetic portrayal of one family seeking to understand itself," and The Australian described her as “a captivating, questing writer whose work is well worth watching”.

The Children was shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Association’s literary fiction book of the year. Charlotte’s previous novel, The Submerged Cathedral, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in its region 2005. Her first book, Pieces of a Girl, was also shortlisted for several prizes.

Charlotte has answered our Ten Terrifying Questions - read them here

All Titles
2004 - The Submerged Cathedral
2008 - The Children
2012 - Love and Hunger
2012 - Animal People
2012 - Animal People