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Julia Prendergast

Country: Australia

Julia Prendergast lives and works in Melbourne, Australia, on unceded Wurundjeri land. Her novel debut in 2018, The Earth Does Not Get Fat, was longlisted for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for debut fiction, and her short story collection, Bloodrust and other stories, was published in 2022. Julia is Chair of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), the peak academic body representing the discipline of Creative Writing in Australasia, and a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Coordinator.

Julia Prendergast tinggal dan bekerja di Melbourne, Australia, di atas tanah sakral Wurundjeri. Debut novelnya pada tahun 2018, The Earth Does Not Get Fat, masuk dalam daftar panjang untuk Next Generation Indie Book Awards untuk fiksi debut, dan pada tahun 2022 koleksi cerita pendeknya, Bloodrust and other stories, diterbitkan pada tahun 2022. Julia adalah Ketua Asosiasi Australasia Writing Programs (AAWP), badan akademik puncak yang mewakili disiplin penulisan kreatif di Australasia, dan seorang dosen senior dan koordinator disiplin.

Appearing in

Main Program | AAWP/UWRF Translators and Emerging Writers

Join prize winners of Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, whose collective vision is to promote the work of under-represented writers to a broader …

Book Launch | Bloodrust

Bloodrust and other stories craft frank depictions of family, mental health, youth, aging, love, and lust that speak to the fragility of life, and to the dangerous games we play …

Main Program | Writing Inner Worlds

Though the stories we read may be fiction, often at their heart are characters that feel genuine and real. How does a writer know where to begin writing these inner …