28 Jul 2018

Kirsty Gunn - prize-winning author publishes new novel

From Saturday Morning, 9:32 am on 28 July 2018

NZ writer Kirsty Gunn describes her new novel, Caroline's Bikini, as a comedy about the telling of a love story. Gunn's first novel, Rain, was published in 1994, and was made into a successful feature film in 2001. Her short stories have been published in a range of anthologies, and she has won many awards for her writing. Her novel The Big Music won Book of the Year at the 2013 New Zealand Post Book Awards. Gunn is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Dundee, Scotland.