Portrait of Sarah Krasnostein

Sarah Krasnostein

Sarah Krasnostein is a writer and a lawyer with a doctorate in criminal law. She is admitted to legal practice in Australia and America. She is the best-selling author of The Trauma Cleaner which won the Victorian Prize for Literature, the Victorian Premier’s Award Prize for Non-Fiction, the Australian Book Industry Award for General Non-Fiction, the Dobbie Literary Award and jointly won the Douglas Stewart Prize for non-fiction at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Krasnostein was longlisted for the Walkley Book Award and was shortlisted for the National Biography Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature and the Wellcome Book Prize (UK).

Her work has appeared in a variety of publications and academic journals in Australia, the UK and America. Her latest book, The Believer: Encounters with love, death & faith was published in March 2020.