Lucy Treloar

Lucy Treloar is a writer and editor who came to Varuna in 2013 on a Publisher Fellowship (Pan Macmillan). Her debut novel, Salt Creek (Picador 2015) is set in the remote beautiful and inhospitable region of South Australia’s Coorong in the 1850s and explores the social and environmental impacts of an early settler family on the region and its indigenous inhabitants. Lucy is the winner of the 2013 Writing Australia Unpublished Manuscript Award and the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Pacific Region). Her fiction and non-fiction has been published in anthologies, newspapers and journals.