KRISTEL THORNELL AT THE KEATS-SHELLEY HOUSE
Join us on Thursday 11 January at 5 p.m. as Australian novelist Kristel Thornell reads and discusses her work.
Kristel Thornell is the recipient of the 2017-18 Australia Council for the Arts International Residency in Rome. Her first novel, Night Street , co-won the Australian/ Vogel Literary Award and won the Dobbie Literary Award, the Barbara Ramsden Award and the Andrew Eiseman Writers Award. She was named one of the Best Young Australian Novelists by The Sydney Morning Herald in 2011. Her second novel, On the Blue Train , was recently published by Allen & Unwin. She holds a Ph.D. from the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney, and has also published short fiction, essays and reviews. In Rome, she has been writing Savage Nostalgia, a new novel set in Australia, Italy and the United States.