About This Project

Sunday 14th 2PM and Saturday 20th 6-7.30PM

Maria Takolander is the winner of the inaugural Australian Book Review Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Her shortstory collection The Double was a finalist for the 2015 Melbourne Prize for Literature’s ‘Best Writing Award’ and was named one of the year’s best books by various forums including The Australian. Her poetry collection, Ghostly Subjects, was shortlisted for a Queensland Premier’s Prize. She is currently finishing a novel for Text Publishing. Maria is an Associate Professor in Writing and Literature at Deakin University in Geelong.