Alice Nelson is an Australian writer. Her first novel, The Last Sky, was shortlisted for The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award, won the T.A.G. Hungerford Award and was shortlisted for the Australian Society of Authors’ Barbara Jefferis Award. She was named Best Young Australian Novelist of 2009 in the Sydney Morning Herald’s national awards program. Alice works as a freelance journalist and teaches creative writing. She is currently completing her doctorate in the School of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia.
Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year (Winner 2009)
Barbara Jefferis Award for Literature (Shortlisted 2009)
T.A.G. Hungerford Award (Winner 2006)
The Australian / Vogel Literary Award (Shortlisted 2004)