Kate Grenville
About the author

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

4 Quick Questions with Bestselling Author Kate Grenville

Review | Author Related

11 April 2022

4 Quick Questions with Bestselling Author Kate Grenville

    An Inspiring Collection: Read an Extract from Elizabeth Macarthur's Letters, Edited by Kate Grenville

    Review | Extract

    7 April 2022

    An Inspiring Collection: Read an Extract from Elizabeth Macarthur's Letters, Edited by Kate Grenville

      Lively, Warm and Fascinating: Read Our Review of Elizabeth Macarthur's Letters, Edited by Kate Grenville

      Review | Our Review

      6 April 2022

      Lively, Warm and Fascinating: Read Our Review of Elizabeth Macarthur's Letters, Edited by Kate Grenville

        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