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Heather Rose

Heather Rose is the author of eight novels including The Museum of Modern Love

The Museum of Modern Love has been published internationally and translated into numerous languages. In Australia it was the 2017 winner of the Stella Prize. It also won the Christina Stead Prize and the Margaret Scott Prize. It was shortlisted for the Australian Literary Society medal and longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award. It was launched in the US at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. In Australia it is being adapted for the stage. 

Heather’s other novels for adults are: The River Wife (2009) which won the international Varuna Eleanor Dark fellowship in 2007, The Butterfly Man (2005) which was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and won the Davitt Award and White Heart (1999). For children Heather writes with Danielle Wood under the pen-name Angelica Banks. Their novels are: Finding Serendipity (2013), A Week Without Tuesday (2015) and Blueberry Pancakes Forever (2016) and are also published internationally.           

Heather lives by the sea in Tasmania. Her 8th novel – Bruny – will be published in October 2019 by Allen & Unwin.

 Web: heatherrose.com.au