Tara June Winch
Tara June Winch was born in Australia in 1983 and is based in France.
Her first novel, Swallow the Air became a critically acclaimed debut. She was named the Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist, and has won numerous literary awards for Swallow the Air. A 10th Anniversary edition was published in 2016.
She was a recipient of the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Award in 2008-2009, where she was under the tutelage of Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka.
Tara’s second book, the story collection After the Carnage was published in 2016. After the Carnage was longlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for fiction and shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Christina Stead prize for Fiction. She teaches regularly in Australia and France.
Tara's most recent book, The Yield was published by Hamish Hamilton Australia in 2019.