Garner, Helen (1942–)
Garner, Helen (1942–)
Australian novelist and short-story writer. Born 1942 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia; graduated from University of Melbourne (1965).
Worked as a teacher; writings include Monkey grip (1977), Honour and Other People's Children: Two Stories (1980), The Children's Bach (1984), Postcards from Surfers (1985), Cosmo Cosmolino (1992), and My Hard heart: Selected Fictions (1998); nonfiction includes La Mama, the Story of a Theatre (1988) and The Feel of Steel (2001); also wrote screenplays including Two Friends (1986) and The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992). Received National Book Council Award (1978) and New South Wales Premier's Literary Award (1986); also won Walkley Award for feature journalism for controversial story in Time magazine on Daniel Valerio case.
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