Kathryn Heyman
Kathryn Heyman

Kathryn Heyman

Kathryn Heyman is a novelist, essayist, playright and scriptwriter. Her sixth novel, Storm and Grace, was published to critical acclaim in 2017. Her first novel, The Breaking, was shortlisted for the Stakis Prize for the Scottish Writer of the Year and longlisted for the Orange Prize. She has received many other awards including the Copyright Agency Author Fellowship for Fury.

Heyman has held several writing fellowships, including the Scottish Arts Council Writing Fellowship at the University of Glasgow, and a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellowship at Westminster College, Oxford. She taught creative writing for the University of Oxford and is now Conjoint Professor in Humanities at the University of Newcastle. In 2012, she founded the Australian Writers Mentoring Program.

APPEARING AT: The brutal cost of seeking justice
WITH: Louise Milligan and Nicole Abadee (facilitator)
DATE: Thursday 2 December
TIME: 10.30-11.30
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium