Eleanor Limprecht

Eleanor Limprecht’s first novel, What Was Left, came out in 2013 and was shortlisted for the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. Born in the US and raised in Germany, Pakistan and the US, she now lives in Sydney with her husband and two children. She also writes book reviews, feature articles, short fiction, essays and poetry, and is completing a Doctorate of Creative Arts at UTS. Her second novel, Long Bay, about a young female abortionist who was convicted of manslaughter in 1909 and spent time in Long Bay Gaol, will be out in September 2015.