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Kirsten Krauth Kirsten Krauth i(A136805 works by)
Gender: Female
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Kirsten Krauth is a freelance writer and editor, who has edited the NSW Writer's Centre magazine, Newswrite. She writes reviews, articles and fiction for various magazines and newspapers, including The Australian and Sydney Morning Herald. Since taking the leap in her early 30s to pursue her dream of writing fiction, Krauth has acquired a Masters in Creative Writing (University of Sydney), set up a freelance communications business, and continues to write and publish fiction.

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y separately published work icon Almost a Mirror Yarraville : Transit Lounge , 2020 18416017 2020 single work novel

'What we make of memories and what they make of us.

'Like fireflies to the light, Mona, Benny and Jimmy are drawn into the elegantly wasted orbit of the Crystal Ballroom and the post-punk scene of 80s Melbourne, a world that includes Nick Cave and Dodge, a photographer pushing his art to the edge.

'With precision and richness Kirsten Krauth hauntingly evokes the power of music to infuse our lives, while diving deep into loss, beauty, innocence and agency. Filled with unforgettable characters, the novel is above all about the shapes that love can take and the many ways we express tenderness throughout a lifetime.

'As it moves between the Blue Mountains and Melbourne, Sydney and Castlemaine, Almost a Mirror reflects on the healing power of creativity and the everyday sacredness of family and friendship in the face of unexpected tragedy.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted PRH Australia Literary Prize
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