“Anna Spargo-Ryan is definitely a writer to watch.”

The Monthly

About my books

“Spargo-Ryan proves again to be a sharp observer of human emotion.”

The Guardian

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. Her work has been published by Black Inc., The Guardian, Overland, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow, The Big IssueDaily Life, and many other places.

Anna is the author of THE GULF and THE PAPER HOUSE.

She won the 2016 Horne Prize for her essay “The Suicide Gene” and is a creative writing PhD candidate at Deakin University.