Heather Rose is the Australian author of eight novels and the memoir Nothing Bad Ever Happens Here, shortlisted for the 2023 Independent Booksellers Awards.
Heather’s most recent novel Bruny (2019) won the ABIA 2020 General Fiction Book of the Year and is currently in production as a six-part tv series. Her seventh novel – The Museum of Modern Love (2016) – won the 2017 Stella Prize and the Christina Stead Prize and has been translated into more than a dozen languages.
The play of The Museum of Modern Love, written by Tom Holloway, debuted at the 2022 Sydney Festival. A feature film adapted from the book is in development.
Heather’s Tuesday McGillycuddy children’s series, co-authored under the pen-name of Angelica Banks, was twice nominated for Best Children’s Fantasy in the Aurealis Awards.
Heather lives in Tasmania.