Kate Grenville has been delighting readers since her very first collection, Bearded Ladies, was published in 1984. Nicole Abadee takes the opportunity to talk to Grenville about her oeuvre.
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Kate Grenville is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. Her international bestseller The Secret River was awarded numerous prizes and has been adapted for the stage and as an acclaimed television miniseries. Her other novels include Orange Prize winner The Idea of Perfection and the bestselling A Room Made of Leaves. Her recent non-fiction includes The Case Against Fragrance and Elizabeth Macarthur’s Letters. In 2017, Grenville was awarded the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature.
Nicole Abadee writes about books for Good Weekend, appears regularly at writers’ festivals and other literary events and has a books podcast: Books, Books, Books. She is also a literary consultant, helping writers to polish their work before they submit it to publishers.