Portrait of Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett was a recipient of an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship in 2009 and has had a number of short stories published in journals including Island, Griffith Review and Best Australian Stories. Her first novel Past the Shallows was published by Hachette Australia.

Past the Shallows was shortlisted for the 2012 Miles Franklin Literary Award, and won the Dobbie Literary Prize and Newcomer of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards. Most recently, she was awarded the Antarctic Arts Fellowship – allowing her to travel to Antarctica to complete research for her latest novel, When the Night Comes.