Hear authors Tracy Sorensen and Kirsty Jagger discuss the ways in which their work as journalists has informed their successful writing journeys, and what lies behind their desire to write fiction.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

TRACY SORENSEN
Tracy Sorensen is a writer and scholar. She grew up in Carnarvon on the north coast of Western Australia and now lives in Bathurst. She is the author of two novels. Her most recent, The Vitals, was published in 2023, and her debut, The Lucky Galah, was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2019.

KIRSTY JAGGER
Kirsty Jagger is a journalist by trade. In 2019, she won the inaugural Heyman Mentorship Award, established by acclaimed Australian author Kathryn Heyman for a writer from a background of social or economic disadvantage. Roseghetto takes some inspiration from growing up in the housing commission estates of Sydney’s western suburbs. It is her first novel.

Photo Credit: Matthew Duchesne

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