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Louise is a writer and author who lives in Perth, Western Australia. She originally hails from Tasmania and her first career was as a doctor. Apart from writing, her interests include photography, music, reading and walking her dogs.


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).

Recent experience

Mentoring of Writers (groups and privately) - 2020
Facilitator of Write Nights (via Zoom) for Writing Connection and mentoring groups - 2020
Workshop on Writing From Real Life (2019)
Various author talks for libraries and writing centres - since 2018
Chair of Sessions at Perth Writers Festival 2019 (Rodney Hall and George Kuvaros)
Guest Author at Perth Writers Festival, Mildura Writers Festival, Tamar Valley Writers Festival and Mandurah Writers Festival - 2018
Facilitator of Booklength Project Group (FAWWA) from 2014-2017


The Sisters' Song

The Sisters' Song

Publisher: Allen and Unwin

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

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