Laura Jean McKay: Dystopian Adventures | Brisbane Writers Festival

Join Charlotte McConaghy, Laura Jean McKay, James Bradley, and Liam Pieper as they discuss the clash between human artifice and the natural world. Connection, loss, love, and integrity are all themes explored in their most recent books. How will we face the end of times?

Laura Jean McKay is the author of The Animals in That Country — winner of The Victorian Prize for Literature and Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Fiction 2021. She is also the author of Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc., 2013). Laura is a lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University.

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