Tracy Farr is a Wellington writer who used to be a scientist. Tracy’s debut novel, The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt, was long and shortlisted for a number of awards, and her second novel, The Hope Fault, was one of the Listener’s Best Books of 2017. Both novels have been published in Australia/NZ, UK and US.
Tracy’s first novel and many of her short stories have been adapted and broadcast by RNZ. Her short fiction has been published in anthologies and literary journals, and won awards including the Sunday Star-Times Short Story Award. She’s been awarded grants, residencies and fellowships in Australia and New Zealand, including the 2018 Michael King Writers’ Centre Spring Residency. She’s co-curator of the live literary series Bad Diaries Salon.