Michelle De Kretser
Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Australia at age 14. Educated in Melbourne and Paris, Michelle has worked as a university tutor, an editor and a book reviewer. She is the author of The Rose Grower, The Hamilton Case, and The Lost Dog, which won a swag of awards. Her last novel, Questions of Travel, received 14 honours, including winning the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Her latest book is The Life to Come.