Author Profile

Natalie Kon-Yu

Natalie Kon-yu  is a creative writer, editor and academic, with a particular focus on the creative writing by women and feminist literary criticism. She is currently working on a project which will examine the representation of women in the Australian Publishing Industry. She has co-authored and co-edited Just Between Us: Australian Writers Tell the Truth about Female Friendship which was published by Pan Macmillan in June 2013 and is also interested in the way in which female friendships are portrayed in our culture. Natalie’s creative and critical work has been published in national and international journals and she has won several prizes for her writing, including the Katharine Susannah Prichard Emerging Writer in Residency, an Australian Society of Authors’ Mentorship and her manuscript was long-listed for The Australian/Vogel Award. Natalie is currently working on completing her first novel.

See Natalie at the 2016 Festival:

19-06-2016 10.30am-11.30am

Our Magic Hour by Jennifer Down captures that moment when being young and invincible gives way to being open and vulnerable. The Waiting Room by Leah Kaminsky tackles survival, terror, death and love.  Dr Natalie Kon-yu talks with these talented…

Location: Council Chamber