Eliza Henry-Jones

Eliza is a novelist, freelance writer and PhD candidate in creative writing. She is the author of three novels. 'In the Quiet' was published by HarperCollins as part of a three-book deal in 2015 and was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction and longlisted for the ABIA and Indie Awards. Her second novel 'Ache' was published in 2017 and her first novel for young adults, 'P is for Pearl' (2018), was a Children's Book Council of Australia Notable Book and also longlisted in the ABIA and Indie Awards. Her background is in psychology and grief, loss and trauma counselling. She is a recipient of a KSP young writer residency, a Varuna residential fellowship, an Australia Council new work grant and a Tyrone Guthrie fellowship. Her non-fiction has been published by places such as The Guardian, The Big Issue, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sunday Life and Country Style. Her second novel for young adults, 'How to Grow a Family Tree', will be released in 2020. 

Specialises in:

  • Literary Fiction
  • Commercial Fiction
  • Short Stories
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Trauma Fiction 
  • Memoir