Inga Simpson


Inga Simpson began her career as a professional writer for government before gaining a PhD in creative writing. In 2011, she took part in the Queensland Writer’s Centre Manuscript Development Program and as a result, Hachette published her first novel, the acclaimed Mr Wigg, in 2013.



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Presenting The Stella Prize Longlist
Monday, February 16th, 2015
The 2015 Stella Prize Longlist will be announced on Thursday 12th February. Just a few days later, a selection of the longlisted authors will join the Digital Writers’ Festival to read from their remarkable books.
Now in its third year, the Stella Prize continues to support and celebrate Australian women’s writing in all its forms, both fiction and nonfiction. The event will feature authors Maxine Beneba ClarkeEmily BittoChristine KenneallySofie LagunaJoan LondonAlice PungInga SimpsonEllen van Neerven and Biff Ward.
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