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Summary

Louise is a writer and author who lives in Perth, Western Australia. She is also a writing mentor, manuscript assessor and editor, and workshop facilitator.

Biography

Louise is the author of the novel, 'The Sisters' Song' (Allen and Unwin, 2018), which won the 2018 Tina Kane Emergent Writer Award and was shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle—TAG Hungerford Award. She also won a Varuna Residential Fellowship (2014) and was the Scholarship Writer in Residence at Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre (2019). She originally hails from Tasmania and her first career was as a doctor. Other interests include photography, music, reading and walking her dogs.

Recent experience

Mentoring of Writers (groups and privately)
Facilitator of Write Nights and writing workshops (via Zoom and in person)
Author talks for libraries and writing centres
Chair of Sessions at Perth Writers Festival
Guest Author at Perth Writers Festival, Mildura Writers Festival, Tamar Valley Writers Festival and Mandurah Writers Festival
Host of Writers in the Attic since 2014
Facilitator of Booklength Project Group (FAWWA) from 2014-2017

Publications

The Sisters' Song

The Sisters' Song

Publisher: Allen and Unwin

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

Get in touch

Website http://louiseallan.com

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/louiseallanwriter/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/louisejallan/

Twitter https://twitter.com/louisejallan

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