Beverley Farmer is the author of three collections of short stories, including Milk, which won the NSW Premier’s Award for Fiction, the writer’s notebook A Body of Water, and the novels Alone, The Seal Woman and The House in the Light, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Her most recent book, The Bone House, a collection of essays on the life of the body and the life of the mind, was published by Giramondo in 2005.


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