Tessa Lunney is a novelist, poet, and academic. In 2013, she graduated from the Western Sydney University with a Doctorate of Creative Arts that explored silence in Australian war fiction. Tessa has been awarded the Griffith University Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature, the A Room Of Her Own Foundation Orlando Prize, a Varuna Fellowship and Australia Council ArtStart grant for literature. Her poetry, short fiction, and reviews have been widely published, including in Southerly, Cordite, Mascara Review and Contrapasso. Her novel April in Paris, 1921 was published in 2018 by HarperCollins in Australia and in the US by Pegasus Books.
Tessa will be part of our 2019 conference.
Tessa’s latest book is April in Paris 1921.