Kate Grenville
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Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. Her international bestseller The Secret River was awarded local and overseas prizes, has been adapted for the stage and as an acclaimed television miniseries, and is now a much-loved classic. Grenville’s other novels include Sarah Thornhill, The Lieutenant, Dark Places and the Orange Prize winner The Idea of Perfection. Her most recent books are two works of non-fiction, One Life: My Mother’s Story and The Case Against Fragrance. She has also written three books about the writing process. In 2017 Grenville was awarded the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. She lives in Melbourne.

Books by Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville Articles

Live Book Launch: Kate Grenville's A Room Made of Leaves

News | Events & Festivals

6 July 2020

Live Book Launch: Kate Grenville's A Room Made of Leaves

    A Room Made of Leaves Author, Kate Grenville Shares the Remarkable Story Behind her Novel

    Review | Author Related

    6 July 2020

    A Room Made of Leaves Author, Kate Grenville Shares the Remarkable Story Behind her Novel

      Read an Extract From Kate Grenville's, A Room Made of Leaves

      Review | Extract

      6 July 2020

      Read an Extract From Kate Grenville's, A Room Made of Leaves

        Kate Grenville's New Novel, A Room Made of Leaves was Worth the Wait. It is Superb.

        Review | Our Review

        6 July 2020

        Kate Grenville's New Novel, A Room Made of Leaves was Worth the Wait. It is Superb.

          Podcast: Kate Grenville on the Importance of Story in Troubling Times #1

          Podcast

          1 June 2020

          Podcast: Kate Grenville on the Importance of Story in Troubling Times #1

            Kate Grenville on the Challenges of Family Memoir

            News

            18 July 2015

            Kate Grenville on the Challenges of Family Memoir