Nigel Featherstone

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Author biography
Nigel Featherstone is an Australian writer of contemporary adult fiction and creative journalism. He is the author of the novellas I’m Ready Now (Blemish Books 2012) and Fall on Me (Blemish Books 2011), which won the 2012 ACT Writing and Publishing Award for Fiction. His novel Remnants (Pandanus Books 2005) was published to considerable acclaim, as was his short-story collection, Joy (Ginninderra Press 2000). Nigel is also the author of 40 short stories published in Australian literary journals, including Meanjin, Island, and Overland, as well as in the US. Since 2007 he has been a regular contributor to Panorama, the weekend magazine of The Canberra Times. He is the founder and editor of online literary journal Verity La, which last year won a Canberra Critics Circle Award. Born and raised in Sydney, Nigel now lives in Goulburn on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. For more information, visit opentopublic.com.au