Portrait of Brenda Walker

Brenda Walker

Brenda Walker is a novelist and Professor of English at the University of Western Australia.

Brenda Walker is the author of the novels Crush, One More River, Poe’s Cat and The Wing of Night. The latter won the 2006 Nita B Kibble Award and the 2007 Asher Literary Award, and was shortlisted for the 2006 Miles Franklin Award. Brenda Walker is also a critic, essayist and editor, and teaches at the University of Western Australia, where she is Professor of the English Department. She was the winner of the 2010 Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-fiction in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.