Portrait of Anna Krien

Anna Krien

Anna Krien is the author of Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport, published by Black Inc. Anna’s first book, Into the Woods: The Battle for Tasmania’s Forests, won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction and the Victorian Premier’s People’s Choice Award.

Into the Woods was also shortlisted for the NSW and WA Premiers’ Literary Awards, the ABIA Newcomer of the Year Award and the Blake Dawson Business Literature Prize.

Anna is also the author of the Quarterly Essay The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock, and the Quarterly Essay Us and Them: On the Importance of Animals, which won the 2012 Voiceless Writing Prize, and was shortlisted for the John Button Prize and the Walkley Award for Magazine Feature Writing

Anna’s writing has been published in the Monthly, the Age, Best Australian Essays, Best Australian Stories and the Big Issue. Anna lives in Melbourne.