Katherine Johnson
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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson is the author of three previous novels: Pescador’s Wake (Fourth Estate, 2009), The Better Son (Ventura Press, 2016) and Matryoshka (Ventura Press, 2018). Her manuscripts have won Varuna Awards and Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prizes. The Better Son was longlisted for both the Indie Book Awards and the Tasmania Book Prize. Katherine holds both arts and science degrees, has worked as a science journalist, and published feature articles for magazines including Good Weekend. Katherine lives in Tasmania with her husband and two children. She recently completed a PhD, which forms the basis of her latest novel, Paris Savages.Johnso

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They Were Taken to Perform in Human Zoos: Read a Q&A with Paris Savages Author, Katherine Johnson

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22 October 2019

They Were Taken to Perform in Human Zoos: Read a Q&A with Paris Savages Author, Katherine Johnson

    An Exquisitely Written Book: Read an Extract From Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

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    16 October 2019

    An Exquisitely Written Book: Read an Extract From Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

      My Favourite Book of the Year: Read a Review of Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson

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      15 October 2019

      My Favourite Book of the Year: Read a Review of Paris Savages by Katherine Johnson