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Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith originally trained as a speech pathologist and was a pioneer in the development of communication aids for people unable to speak.  Her first novel, Gracious Living, was published in 1989. This was followed by Modern InteriorsFacing the MusicUnder the Knife, and The Prosperous Thief, which was short-listed for the 2003 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Reunion was published in 2009, and The Memory Trapwas awarded the 2015 Melbourne Prize. Her literary essays have appeared in MeanjinAustralian Book ReviewBest Australian Essays, and numerous anthologies. Andrea Goldsmith lives in Melbourne.