Portrait of Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay writes about humans and other animals. She is the author of Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013), a story collection that explores the electric zone where local and foreign lives meet. Holiday in Cambodia has been shortlisted for three national book awards in Australia and her work has appeared in The Best Australian Stories, Award Winning Australian Writing and The North American Review.  

Laura is also the winner of the Alan Marshall short story award, an Asialink and Martin Bequest Scholarship recipient and has recently completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne, Australia.