Heather Rose is the author of 7 novels: White Heart (1999), The Butterfly Man (2006) The River Wife (2009), The Museum of Modern Love(2016). Heather writes for children with author Danielle Wood under the pen-name Angelica Banks. Their novels are Finding Serendipity(2013), A Week Without Tuesday (2015) and Blueberry Pancakes Forever (2016). Heather first came to Varuna as the recipient of the international Eleanor Dark fellowship in 2006 for The River Wife. Heather has been longlisted and shortlisted for several prizes and won the Davitt Award in 2006. In 2017 she is shortlisted for The Stella Prize and the Australian Literary Society medal. Both the children's series and The Museum of Modern Love are published internationally. Heather lives by the sea in Tasmania.