Chris Womersley is the author of three acclaimed novels, The Low Road (Scribe, 2007), Bereft (Scribe, 2010) and Cairo (Scribe, 2013), all of which have been published internationally and widely translated.

Bereft was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, the Australian Society of Literature Gold Medal and won the Indie Award for Best Fiction.

His short fiction has appeared in Griffith Review, Meanjin, Granta and Best Australian Stories 2006, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Find him at, or on Twitter @WomersleyChris.

Pieces by Chris Womersley

Season of hope
Edition 52: Imagining the Future

The possibility of water
Edition 20: Cities on the Edge

The other side of silence
Edition 25: After the Crisis

The middle of nowhere
Edition 34: The Annual Fiction Edition

Griffith Review