Helen Garner

Helen Garner

Biography

Helen Garner writes novels, stories, screenplays and works of non-fiction. In 2006 she received the inaugural Melbourne Prize for Literature, and in 2016 she won the prestigious Windham–Campbell Prize for non-fiction and the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award. In 2019 she was honoured with the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. Her books include Monkey GripThe Children’s BachThe First StoneJoe Cinque’s ConsolationThe Spare RoomThis House of Grief, Everywhere I LookTrue Stories and Yellow Notebook.