Carrie Tiffany was born in West Yorkshire and grew up in Western Australia. She spent her early twenties working as a park ranger in Central Australia. Her first novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living (2005), was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Guardian First Book Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and won the Dobbie Award and the WA Premier’s Award for Fiction.
Mateship with Birds (2011) was also shortlisted for many awards and won the inaugural Stella Prize and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She lives and works in Melbourne.
The Wheeler Centre Gala 2012: Stories to Believe In
Andy Griffiths, Gillian Mears, Elliot Perlman, Casey Bennetto, Bob Franklin, Lally Katz, Tony Birch, Alice Pung, Kaz Cooke, Randa Abdel-Fattah, Carrie Tiffany