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Chloe Hooper

Chloe Hooper
Chloe Hooper’s first novel, A Child’s Book of True Crime, was a New York Times Notable Book and was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction (UK). It has been published in many languages. The Tall Man, her second book, which will also be published widely abroad, grippingly recounts the tragic story of Cameron Doomadgee’s death in the Palm Island police station and the subsequent trial of Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley. Chloe’s early articles on Palm Island for The Monthly magazine, won a Walkley Award. She lives in Melbourne and is writing a novel to be published in 2009.

Chloe Hooper will be appearing:

Panel with Chloe Hooper and Charlotte Wood
The aftermath of Mulrunji's death in custody
Essay writing vs. writing books and articles