Gail Jones is the author of the novels Black Mirror, Sixty Lights, Dreams of Speaking and Sorry. She has been nominated for numerous international awards, including the Man Booker Prize, the Orange Prize, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Fémina Étranger. She is a professor of writing at the University of Western Sydney. Her new novel is Five Bells.
Gail Jones’ appearance is supported by the Australian Government through the Australian Council for the Arts, its funding and advisory body.