Susan Johnson is a brave writer. She is also a brave daughter. Johnson tells Anne Pender why and how she decided to bring her elderly mother to live with her on a Greek island.
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Susan Johnson is an Australian author of literary fiction, memoir, short stories and essays. Her ninth novel, From Where I Fell, was published in 2021 and was shortlisted for the Voss Literary Award. She has lived in Hong Kong, Paris, London and most recently in Greece. Her latest book is Aphrodite's Breath.
Prof Anne Pender holds the Kidman Chair in Australian Studies and is Director of the JM Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice. Anne was National Library of Australia Fellow, 2021, Fulbright Senior Fellow at Harvard University in 2018, and is a former Australian Research Council Future Fellow 2012-2016.