Clare Wright

Clare Wright

Biography

Dr Clare Wright is an award-winning historian and author who has worked as an academic, political speechwriter, historical consultant and radio and television broadcaster. Her book The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka won the 2014 Stella Prize and the 2014 NIB Award for Literature and was shortlisted for many other awards. Audiences know Clare from her appearances on ABC and SBS television, her nationally broadcast RN program Shooting the Past, and her regular public appear­ances across Australia and New Zealand. Clare’s latest book, You Daughters of Freedom, is the second title in her Democracy trilogy, exploring Australia’s role in the women’s suffrage movement of the 1900s.

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