Brenda Walker

Brenda Walker has written four novels and one memoir. The most recent novel, The Wing of Night (Penguin, 2006) won the Asher Award, the Nita B. Kibble Award, and was shortlished for the Miles Franklin Award. Her memoir, Reading by Moonlight (Hamish Hamilton, 2010) won the Victorian Premier’s Award for Nonfiction and the Nita B. Kibble Award. She is chair of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia.

Winter 2002

Mrs. Holland

By Brenda Walker

This won’t get me into Heaven, Richard thinks. He’s made the shelves to match the old joinery as far as he can, using screws and machined moldings and a spray-on […]