Louise Allan

Louise Allan is a recipient of the Tina Kane Emergent Writer Award for 2018. The Sister's Song is her first novel and in manuscript it was awarded a Varuna residential fellowship in 2014 and shortlisted for the City of Fremantle-TAG Hungerford Award. When first published in 2017, The Sister's Song was acclaimed for its perception and evocation of the period and the sibling relationship.

Louise is a former doctor with a passion for music who grew up in Tasmania but has since moved to Perth where she lives with her husband, four children and two dogs.

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