Amanda Lohrey

Amanda Lohrey lives in Tasmania and writes fiction and non-fiction. She has taught at the University of Tasmania, the University of Technology Sydney and the University of Queensland. Amanda is a regular contributor to The Monthly and a former senior fellow of the Australia Council's Literature Board. She received the 2012 Patrick White Award. In 2021 her novel The Labyrinth won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, a Prime Minister's Literary Award and the Voss Literary Prize, and was shortlisted for The Age Book of the Year and a Queensland Literary Award.