Carrie Tiffany is an agricultural journalist and the author of two multi award-winning novels, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living and Mateship with Birds.
Carrie Tiffany was born in West Yorkshire and grew up in Western Australia. She spent her early twenties working as a park ranger in Central Australia and now lives in Melbourne where she works as an agricultural journalist.
Her first novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living, was published in the UK, US, Germany, the Netherlands and Australia. In 2006 it was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize and the Guardian First Book Award, and was the winner of the Western Australian Premier’s Fiction Prize and the Dobbie Award.
Carrie’s second novel, Mateship with Birds, was published in 2012. It was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction (UK) and the Miles Franklin Literary Award and shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, The Melbourne Prize for Fiction and the Kibble Award. In 2013 Mateship with Birds was the winner of the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the inaugural Stella Prize.
Stella Prize winner Clare Wright chats with co-founder Aviva Tuffield and previous winner Carrie Tiffany about the aw...