ABOUT CHARLOTTE WOOD
Charlotte Wood is the author of six novels and two books of non-fiction. Her latest novel, The Weekend, won the 2020 Australian Book Industry Award for Literary Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize, the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction and the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, among other listings.
Her previous 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.
Her non-fiction works include The Writer’s Room, a collection of interviews with authors about the creative process, and Love & Hunger, a book about cooking. Her features and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Literary Hub, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Saturday Paper among other publications. In 2019 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant services to literature, and was named one of the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence.
Charlotte was the inaugural Judy Harris Writer in Residence at the Charles Perkins Centre, a groundbreaking multidisciplinary health research centre at the University of Sydney, and has made a 7-episode podcast with two of the Centre's leading scientists, Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer, about their 35 years of friendship and research and the resulting book, Eat Like the Animals.
Her latest project is another podcast, The Writer's Room with Charlotte Wood, in which she interviews authors, critics and other artists about the creative process.
Charlotte lives in Sydney with her husband and is working on her seventh novel.
Charlotte Wood is the prizewinning author of six novels and two books of non-fiction. Her latest book is The Weekend, a novel about friendship and growing older.