Catherine McKinnon Books & Biography
Catherine McKinnon's novel Storyland (Harper Collins, 2017) was shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Award, shortlisted for the 2018 Barbara Jefferis Award, the 2018 Voss Literary Prize and was named one of ABC TV's The Book Club's Five of the Best in 2017. She is one of the multi-authors of 100 Atmospheres: Studies in Scale and Wonder (Open Humanities Press, 2019). Catherine was co-winner of the Griffith Review: Tall Tales Short - The Novella Project 111 award in 2015. Her first novel, The Nearly Happy Family, was published by Penguin in 2008. Her plays have been produced nationally and Hurt was nominated for an AWGIE award in 2017. Her short stories, reviews and essays have appeared in Transnational Literature, Text Journal, RealTime, Narrative, Sydney Morning Herald, Meanjin and the Griffith Review. She teaches creative writing and performance at the University of Wollongong.