Singaporean-born Balli Kaur Jaswal chosen one of four Best Young Australian Novelists


balli kaur jaswal-edAustralia’s The Sydney Morning Herald has selected Singaporean-born Australian novelist Balli Kaur Jaswal (Inheritance) among the four Best Young Australian Novelists.

The other three novelists are Hannah Kent (Burial Rites),Luke Carman (An Elegant Man), and Fiona McFarlane (The Night Guest).

Read the Kitaab interview with Balli Kaur Jaswal

This year’s judges – academic and critic Peter Pierce, fiction writer and former Best Young Australian Novelist Jennifer Mills, and Linda Morris chose four writers from entries ranging across many genres and writing forms. All are debut fiction writers, all graduates of university creative writing programs.

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