Eleanor Catton was born in 1985 in Canada and raised in Canterbury, New Zealand. She won New Zealand’s Adam Prize in Creative Writing for The Rehearsal, her first novel. She was also awarded the 2007 New Zealand Sunday Star-Times short-story competition prize, the 2008 Glenn Schaeffer Fellowship to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the 2008 Louis Johnson New Writers’ Bursary. Currently, she lives in Iowa.
Articles by Eleanor Catton
Posts by Eleanor Catton
10 September 2013
On astrological movements and being a New Zealand Writer.
25 July 2013
Man Booker Longlisted Eleanor Catton with her story in Granta 106.
16 October 2012
'The Luminaries' wins the Man Booker Prize 2013