‘This debut novel from a gentle and perceptive new voice in Australian fiction is deeply evocative of a bygone era. This is a story we live through on every page … but delivers a powerful and cathartic final message.’
The Australian Women’s Weekly
Louise Allan is an Australian writer and former doctor. Her début novel, The Sisters’ Song (Allen and Unwin, 2018), won the 2018 Tina Kane Emergent Writer Award, was shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle—TAG Hungerford Award and awarded a Varuna Residential Fellowship.
Louise was the 2019 Scholarship Writer in Residence at Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre. She also enjoys walking, music, photography, the bush and the ocean.
She lives in Perth, Western Australia, with her family and two dogs, and is currently writing her second book.