With the publication of her first book, Eliza Clark was named one of Granta magazine’s best British novelists under forty. Her new novel’s protagonist is the unreliable narrator of a true crime, reimagined as crime fiction. Clark is joined by Helen Elliott.
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Eliza Clark received a grant from New Writing North's Young Writers' Talent Fund in 2018. Her debut novel, Boy Parts, was released by Influx Press in July 2020, and has since been Blackwell's Fiction Book of the Year. In 2022, Eliza was chosen as a finalist for the Women's Prize Futures Award for writers under 35. Her latest book is Penance.
Helen Elliott is a prominent literary critic, journalist and the editor of Grandmothers. Her writing has appeared in The Monthly, The Australian, The Age, Griffith Review, Best Australian Essays, Vogue and numerous other publications. She was the literary editor of the Herald Sun and has two children, four granddaughters and an acre of garden.