Mireille Juchau is a Sydney-based writer of novels, short fiction, essays, scripts and reviews.
Her third novel, The World Without Us will be published internationally by Bloomsbury in Australia in August 2015, the UK and US in 2016. Her second novel, Burning In (Giramondo Publishing, 2007), was published in France – Le révélateur (Mercure de France, 2012) and Croatia – Potamanjivanje (Hrvatsko filolosko, 2013).
In Australia Burning In was shortlisted for the 2008 Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Age Book of the Year Award and the Nita B. Kibble Award.
Mireille’s first novel Machines for Feeling (University of Queensland Press, 2001) was shortlisted for the 1999 Vogel/Australian Literary Award.
Mireille’s short fiction, plays, art reviews and essays have appeared in international and Australian anthologies and journals including the Times Literary Supplement, Picador New Writing 4, Meanjin, Heat Magazine and The New Orleans Review. She has a PhD in writing and literature and teaches at universities and in the community.