Kirsten Reed's short stories, comics, and essays have appeared in The Lifted Brow, Pen Pusher Magazine, and numerous other publications, both online and in print.


Her first novel, The Ice Age, was published by Text Publishing and Picador UK, to widespread critical acclaim and two award shortlistings: The NSW Premiers Awards, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. She recently finished Ghost Town, her second novel, and has begun work on a TV series screenplay adaptation.


Kirsten is a member of the National Writers' Union, the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, the Association of Illustrators, and Sisters in Crime.

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