Chris Womersley

Chris Womersley


Chris Womersley is the bestselling author of five novels: The Low Road, Bereft, Cairo, City of Crows and The Diplomat and the short story collection A Lovely and Terrible Thing. He has been published in the UK, US and Europe, has received the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, an Indie Award for Best Fiction, an ABIA Award for Literary Fiction and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, the Gold Dagger Award for International Crime Fiction, The Age Book of the Year and the ALS Gold Medal for Literature. Chris’s short fiction has appeared in Granta, The Best Australian Stories, Meanjin and Griffith Review and the anthologies Where there’s Smoke, Sleepers X and Meanjin A-Z, and has also won or been shortlisted for numerous prizes. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and son.Chris’ new novel Ordinary Gods and Monsters will be published in September 2023.

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Art Heists

18 May 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Louis Joel Arts Centre