Julia Prendergast - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
4:15 pm

We are Family – Ink and Kin

Aruna Nambiar, Julia Prendergast, Udayan Mukherjee with Tanuj Solanki

Day 1
6:15 pm

Big Little Stories

Deepak Unnikrishnan, Shubha Mudgal, Julia Prendergast with Premanka Goswami


Julia Prendergast’s novel, The Earth Does Not Get Fat was published in 2018 (UWA Publishing: Australia). Recent short stories feature in Australian Short Stories 66 (Pascoe Publishing 2018). Other stories have been recognised and published: Lightship Anthology 2 (UK), Glimmer Train (US), TEXT (AU) Séan Ó Faoláin Competition, (IE), Review of Australian Fiction, Australian Book Review Elizabeth Jolley Prize, Josephine Ulrick Prize (AU). Julia’s research has appeared in various publications including: New Writing (UK), TEXT (AU), Testimony Witness Authority: The Politics and Poetics of Experience (UK). Julia is a Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Swinburne University, Melbourne, and Deputy Chair of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), the peak academic body representing the discipline of Creative Writing in Australasia. Julia was the 2019 Director of the Australian Short Story Festival, held for the first time in Melbourne.