Authors » Michèle Drouart
Michèle Drouart was born in Sydney. She lived overseas for several years before returning to Australia where she now resides in Perth. Her memoir Into the Wadi, a winner of the WA Premier’s Book Award, tells of the year she spent in a Muslim Arab village in Jordan. Her story ‘offers a contemplative, unstereotypical look at the complexities of cross-cultural experience’ (Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Studies, Indiana University, 2006). Michèle manages her own business teaching courses in Creative Writing (beginner to advanced). She is also a freelance editor, with focus on assessments and editing for aspiring writers.
Winner, Western Australian Premier’s Book of the Year Award, 2001
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Into the Wadi 2000
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.