Kate Grenville is one of Australia's best-known authors. She has published nine novels, a collection of short stories, and four books about the writing process.
Her books have been awarded many prizes in Australia, as well as the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and Britain's Orange Prize. The Secret River was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Her novels have been published all over the world and been translated into many languages. Two have been made into feature films.