ABOUT CHARLOTTE WOOD
The Australian newspaper has described Charlotte Wood as "one of our most original and provocative writers.” She is the author of five novels and two books of non-fiction.
Her latest novel, The Natural Way of Things, won the 2016 Stella Prize, the 2016 Indie Book of the Year and Novel of the Year, was joint winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction, and has been published throughout Europe, the UK and North America.
In 2016 Charlotte was named the Charles Perkins Centre's inaugural Writer in Residence at the University of Sydney, a radical initiative bringing science and art together in a world-class research facility. In 2018 she was a guest curator of the Sydney Writers’ Festival, and she is co-director of The Creativity Clinic, a boutique consultancy inviting Australia’s best writers to share their knowledge through high-quality masterclasses and workshops.
Her newest book is The Writer’s Room, a collection of interviews with authors about the creative process. Her award-winning PhD thesis, 'Looking for Trouble', focused on the cognitive processes of literary creativity.
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Charlotte Wood is the author of five novels and two books of non-fiction. The Natural Way of Things won the 2016 Stella Prize and Indie Book of the Year, and was joint winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction.