Monica McInerney
About the author

Monica McInerney

One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for ItUpside Down Inside OutSpin the BottleThe Alphabet SistersFamily BaggageThose Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories and a short story collection, All Together Now.Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out.Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.

Books by Monica McInerney

Monica McInerney Articles

Podcast: Monica McInerney on How Her Childhood Shaped Her Writing

Podcast

14 December 2020

Podcast: Monica McInerney on How Her Childhood Shaped Her Writing

    Author Q&A: Monica McInerney on her Fabulous New Novel, The Godmothers

    Review | Author Related

    21 October 2020

    Author Q&A: Monica McInerney on her Fabulous New Novel, The Godmothers

      Warm, Uplifting and Hopeful: Read a Sample Extract of The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

      Review | Extract

      19 October 2020

      Warm, Uplifting and Hopeful: Read a Sample Extract of The Godmothers by Monica McInerney

        The Godmothers by Monica McInerney is the Ultimate Comfort Read

        Review | Our Review

        19 October 2020

        The Godmothers by Monica McInerney is the Ultimate Comfort Read

          Moments To Treasure: Monica McInerney Reflects on the Ordinary Moments She Misses Living Away from Her Mum

          News

          10 May 2019

          Moments To Treasure: Monica McInerney Reflects on the Ordinary Moments She Misses Living Away from Her Mum

            New Look Monica McInerney: Monica’s entire backlist of twelve wonderful novels given a set of fabulous new covers

            News

            10 July 2018

            New Look Monica McInerney: Monica’s entire backlist of twelve wonderful novels given a set of fabulous new covers

              Family Surprises: Monica McInerney

              News

              29 December 2017

              Family Surprises: Monica McInerney

                August Book Club: The Trip of a Lifetime by Monica McInerney

                News

                25 July 2017

                August Book Club: The Trip of a Lifetime by Monica McInerney

                  Location, Location, Location by Monica McInerney

                  News

                  3 July 2017

                  Location, Location, Location by Monica McInerney

                    Q&A with Monica McInerney

                    News

                    3 July 2017

                    Q&A with Monica McInerney