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Susan Hurley


Susan Hurley has worked in medical research and the pharmaceutical industry for more than 30 years. Her research has been published in high profile medical journals, including the Lancet and her writing has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, the Australian, the Big Issue, Mascara Literary Review and other journals, magazines and newspapers. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Peter Carey Short Story Award and Eight Lives, her first novel, was shortlisted for the 2018 UK Caledonia Novel Award. She lives in Melbourne.

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