Anna Spargo-Ryan is an award-winning writer living in Melbourne, where she writes about brains and love and people and family and food and creativity. She is the author of THE GULF and THE PAPER HOUSE.
Her shorter work has been published by Black Inc., The Guardian, Overland, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow, The Big Issue, Daily Life, the ABC, SBS, and many other places.
Anna won the 2016 Horne Prize for her essay “The Suicide Gene” and is a creative writing PhD candidate at Deakin University.
“Spargo-Ryan proves again to be a sharp observer of human emotion.”