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Kimberley Starr is an Australian novelist and teacher whose novels have won and been shortlisted for multiple literary awards, including the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the Text Prize. She lives in a Victorian town that often faces the threat of bushfire.

She lives with her sons and their labrador in semi-rural Victoria and is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing. Her latest novel, Torched, will be published by Pantera Press in May 2020.

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