Publisher's synopsis

Reading Australia presents this Charlotte Wood podcast, with permission from The Garret Podcast.

Charlotte Wood is a renowned Australian fiction author. She has published five novels and two works of non-fiction.

Her awards and honours include:

  • The Natural Way of Things (2016), was awarded the 2016 Stella Prize and the 2016 Indie Book of the Year and Novel of the Year, and was the joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction
  • Animal People (2012), was awarded the People’s Choice Award in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award
  • The Submerged Cathedral (2005), was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize
  • Pieces of a Girl (1999), was awarded the Dobbie Award and the Jim Hamilton Prize.

Charlotte received the Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre in 2016. She was a guest curator of the Sydney Writers’ Festival in 2018.