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Catherine Noske Catherine Noske i(6581587 works by)
Also writes as: Kate Noske
Gender: Female
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Catherine Noske holds a doctorate in Creative Writing from Monash University, and has been co-editor of Verge 2007 and Verge 2011: The Unknowable.

Verge 2012 notes that 'She was recognised as part of the Sir John Monash Medal (2008) for her achievements in creative writing. Her short stories have been twice awarded the Elyne Mitchell Prize for Rural Women Writers.' Since then, her non-fiction, which focuses on contemporary Australian writing of place, has also won the A.D. Hope Prize.

In 2018, she was a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Western Australia, where she also works as an editor for Westerly. Her debut novel was forthcoming in 2019.

Sources include Verge 2012, Australian Short Story Festival (2018).

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y separately published work icon The Salt Madonna Melbourne : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2020 18537566 2020 single work novel

'Hannah Mulvey left her island home as a teenager. But her stubborn, defiant mother is dying, and now Hannah has returned to Chesil, taking up a teaching post at the tiny schoolhouse, doing what she can in the long days of this final year.

'But though Hannah cannot pinpoint exactly when it begins, something threatens her small community. A girl disappears entirely from class. Odd reports and rumours reach her through her young charges. People mutter on street corners, the church bell tolls through the night and the island's women gather at strange hours...And then the miracles begin.

'A page-turning, thought-provoking portrayal of a remote community caught up in a collective moment of madness, of good intentions turned terribly awry. A blistering examination of truth and power, and how we might tell one from the other.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize for an Emerging Writer
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