MIREILLE JUCHAU visited our collective to run a workshop on Writing and Experimentation.
Mireille is a Sydney-based writer of novels, short fiction, essays, scripts and reviews. She is currently Writer in Residence at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.
Her third novel, The World Without Us is published internationally by Bloomsbury in Australia (2015), the UK and US (2016). It won the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for Fiction and was listed for the International Dublin Literary Award 2017. It was shortlisted for The Stella Prize 2016, the Christina Stead Prize in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2016, the Adelaide Festival of Literature Award 2018 and the Australian Book Industry Award 2016, and longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2016.
Her second novel, Burning In (Giramondo, 2007), was published in France – Le révélateur (Mercure de France, 2012) and Croatia – Potamanjivanje(Hrvatsko filolosko, 2013).
In Australia Burning In was shortlisted for the 2008 Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Age Book of the Year Award and the Nita B. Kibble Award.
Mireille’s first novel Machines for Feeling (University of Queensland Press, 2001) was shortlisted for the 1999 Vogel/Australian Literary Award.
Mireille’s short fiction, plays, art reviews and essays have appeared in international and Australian anthologies and journals. She has a PhD in writing and literature and teaches at universities and in the community.