Josephine Wilson


Country: Australia

Josephine Wilson is a Perth-based writer and teacher whose first novel Cusp was published in 2005. Her second novel Extinctions won the 2017 Miles Franklin Award, the Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, and was nominated for the Colin Roderick Award. She teaches at Curtin University and is on the Board of the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Supported by writingWA. 

Photo credit Peter Marko.

Josephine Wilson adalah Penulis novel Cusp yang diterbitkan di tahun 2005 dan Pengajar yang berasal dari Perth. Novel keduanya, Extinctions, memenangkan penghargaan Miles Franklin Award 2017, Unpublished Manuscript di Dorothy Hewett Award, dan masuk nominasi untuk Colin Roderick Award. Josephine mengajar di Curtin University dan juga anggota Dewan di Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Didukung oleh writingWA. 

Appearing in

Workshop: Origins, Objects and Metaphors

Join Josephine Wilson for an exploratory workshop into the origins of a novel, and the hidden work of writing. Drawing on her experience of writing Extinctions (winner of the 2017 …


Main Program: Once Upon a Time

It had to start somewhere: was it a particular story? A house full of books? An unforgettable teacher? Or was it a favorite band, a pile of magazines, the freedom …


Main Program: The Mother Lode

Tap into a rich vein of inspiration as we mine motherhood in all its meanings. From mythologies of mother earth to the stories we inherit from our own mothers, the …


Special Event: Long Table Lunch at Nusantara by Locavore

Nusantara is the Indonesian archipelago. From Sumatra to Sulawesi, take a culinary journey across 17,000 islands in the finest literary company. Indulge in exceptional Indonesian cuisine from the team behind …