Novelist Alex Miller and historian Jim Davidson mark the first anniversary of the untimely passing of their friend Hazel Rowley. In the space of just four books, Rowley established herself as one of the world’s leading literary biographers. Miller and Davidson discuss her legacy and announce the winner of the inaugural Hazel Rowley Memorial Fellowship, established to further good practice and promote high standards in biography writing. In conversation with Fiona Gruber.
Writer and broadcaster Fiona Gruber writes regularly on the arts for the Australian and reviews books, theatre and film for the Times Literary Supplement in the UK.
Alex Miller is one of Australia’s best loved writers. He is twice winner of the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award, Australia’s premier literary prize, the first occasion in 1993 for The Ancestor Game, and again in 2003 for Journey to the Stone Country.
Jim Davidson is an historian and biographer.