Inga Simpson

Inga Simpson

Biography

Inga Simpson began her career as a professional writer for government before gaining a PhD in creative writing. In 2011, she took part in the Queensland Writers Centre Manuscript Development Program and, as a result, Hachette Australia published her first novel, Mr Wigg, in 2013. Nest, Inga’s second novel, was published in 2014, before being long-listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Stella Prize, and shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal. Inga’s third novel, the acclaimed Where the Trees Were, was published in 2016. Inga won the final Eric Rolls Prize for her nature writing and recently completed a second PhD, exploring the history of Australian nature writers. Inga’s memoir about her love of Australian nature and life with trees, Understory, was published in June 2017.

All sessions by Inga Simpson

Writing the Landscape: The transformative power of place

08 Apr 2018
10.00am - 11.00am    
Hunter Room City Hall

Not quite overnight: The winding road to publication

08 Apr 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hunter Room City Hall

A Life With Trees

07 Apr 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hunter Room, City Hall