Author Profile

Rosalie Ham

Rosalie Ham is a Melbourne teacher and writer. She has published three novels, There Should be More Dancing (2011), Summer at Mount Hope (2005) and The Dressmaker (2000). The film of The Dressmaker, starring Kate Winslet and Judy Davis, was released October, 2015. Rosalie’s stories are unsentimental, deceptively complex, and introduce readers to less conventional characters in set pieces that are recognisable but not usual.

See Rosalie at the 2016 Festival:

Australia loved The Dressmaker, the smash hit comedy-drama film based on Rosalie Ham’s bitter-sweet novel of the same name.  Bruno Lettieri talks with Rosalie and film producer Sue Maslin about revenge, love and creativity and the journey from book to…

Location: Supper Room