Kirsten Krauth

Kirsten Krauth is a writer, editor and arts journalist based in Castlemaine, Victoria. Her second novel Almost a Mirror (Transit Lounge) was shortlisted for the 2021 SPN Book of the Year Award and the Penguin Literary Prize, and named in the Best 20 Australian Books of 2020 by The Guardian. Her first novel was just_a_girl (UWA Publishing). She is currently working on the Almost a Mirror podcast, a mashup of pop and post-punk music, fiction and documentary. She has written for The Saturday Paper, Sydney Morning Herald and Overland magazine. She was the editor of Australian Author and The Victorian Writer magazines, and has been managing editor at Writing NSW for over a decade. She was highly commended for the 2021 Blake Poetry Prize with her poem ‘Pencils From Heaven’.

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