A tightly-woven tale of ghosts, death, love, and dislocation, Beneath the Bloodwood Tree is the unsettling and powerful new novel by The Australian/Vogel Award winner, Julienne van Loon.
Julienne van Loon was born in 1970 and grew up in country New South Wales. She studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong and later at the University of Queensland. Her first novel, Road Story, won The AustralianVogel Literary Award in 2004 and was published by Allen + Unwin in 2005. Julienne's work has been published in a variety of journals in Australia including TEXT, Mattoid and Verandah and has been broadcast on ABC radio. She now lives in Perth, where she is a lecturer in the Faculty of Media, Society and Culture at Curtin University of Technology. Julienne's website is http://au.geocities.com/julienne_vanloon/
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