Winner of the 1994 Australian/Vogel Literary Award
Kate Grenville was born in Sydney and worked in the film industry after graduating from university. She lived and travelled in Europe and the United States for several years and has a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado. Since 1982 she has again been living in Australia where she is regarded with affection and respect as one of our most talented writers. Lilian'S Story won the Australian/Vogel Award in 1984. Kate Grenville is also the author of Bearded Ladies, Dreamhouse and Joan Makes History, as well as of the non-fiction works, The Writing Book and Making Stories with Sue Woolfe. Kate Grenville has two young children and continues to write fiction.