Myfanwy Jones, the Miles Franklin-shortlisted author of Leap, has just published a new novel about fathers, sons and the damage that can ripple through generations. She discusses the writing process with Hannah Kent.
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Myfanwy Jones is the author of Leap, which was shortlisted for the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award. She also co-wrote the bestselling Parlour Games for Modern Families, which was awarded the ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children in 2010, and her essays and short fiction have appeared in various journals and anthologies. Jones works as an editor, manuscript assessor and mentor.
Hannah Kent’s first novel, the international bestseller, Burial Rites (2013), was translated into over 30 languages and won numerous awards. All three of her books are being adapted for film. Kent is also writing screenplays for her books The Good People and Devotion. Kent co-founded the Australian literary publication Kill Your Darlings. Kent lives and works on Peramangk Country in South Australia.