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Briohny Doyle
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Briohny Doyle

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Briohny Doyle is the author of Echolalia, Adult Fantasy and The Island Will Sink. Her books have been recognised on lists for The Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and The Melbourne Prize for Literature. Her writing has appeared in The Monthly, The Guardian, Meanjin, The Griffith Review, and The Age. She is a lecturer in creative writing at The University of Sydney, and a former Fulbright scholar.

Books by Briohny Doyle

Why We Are Here

'A masterpiece of raw courage – shot through with the humour, heart and more-than-human understanding that is central to Doyle's work.' Laura Jean McKay

'This novel has no right to be as funny as it is.' Gina Rushton

Why We Are Here is a love story revelling in the beauty and solace of the natural world, embracing the bonds between humans and celebrating the empathy and wisdom provided by dogs.

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Longlisted for the 2022 Miles Franklin Award
What might drive a mother to do the unthinkable?

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What could drive a mother to do the unthinkable?