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Dawn Barker


Dawn Barker is the author of two novels: Fractured, which was shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards, and Let Her Go. Her non-fiction has appeared in Essential Baby, Quartz, Mamamia, Good Weekend and the Medical Journal of Australia. When she’s not writing, Dawn works as a psychiatrist and is mother to three young girls. Originally from Scotland, she now lives in Perth, Western Australia.

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