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Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser
Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Australia when she was 14. She was educated in Melbourne and Paris and has worked as a university tutor, an editor and a book reviewer. She is the author of three novels, The Lost Dog, The Rose Grower and The Hamilton Case.

Michelle de Kretser has been shortlisted for the Premier's Award, 2008.


Michelle de Kretser will be appearing:

Michelle de Kretsers prize-winning novel The Lost Dog.
David Malouf and Michelle de Kretser discuss the authors they love
Writers with Melbourne tattooed across their hearts.