TARA JUNE WINCH


Tara June Winch (b. December 2, 1983) is an Australian (Wiradjuri) writer based in France. She has written essay, short fiction and memoir for  VOGUE, VICE, McSweeneys (US), and various Australian publications including Overland, Southerly, GoodWeekend Magazine, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, GriffithReview, Meanjin. Her multi-award winning novel, Swallow the Air was published in 2006 and has been on the HSC syllabus for Standard and Advanced English since 2009. Her short story collection After the Carnage was published in August 2016 and was long listed for the VIC Premier's Award for Fiction, shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Award for Fiction 2017, and the QLD Literary Awards 2017. She wrote the script for the Indigenous dance and song documentary Carriberrie in 2018. Her forthcoming novel The Yield is out in July, 2019 with Penguin Random House. 


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