Portrait of Monica McInerney

Monica McInerney

Australian-born Monica McInerney is the author of the bestselling novels Family Baggage, The Alphabet Sisters, Spin the Bottle, Upside Down Inside Out and A Taste for It.

Her articles and short stories have appeared in newspapers, magazines and anthologies in Australia, the UK and Ireland. Her most recent novel, Those Faraday Girls, won the General Fiction Book of the Year at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. Her short story collection All Together Now was shortlisted in the same category in the 2009 Australian Book Industry Awards.