Harriet McKnight

Gretchen Shirm reviews 'Rain Birds' by Harriet McKnight

Gretchen Shirm
27 September 2017

In Harriet McKnight’s début novel, a story about early onset dementia is offset by a second conservation-focused narrative involving the glossy black cockatoo. This braided structure im More

News from the Editor's desk - October 2015

25 September 2015

Environmental times

For the second year in a row, generous support from the Bjarne K. Dahl Trust More

Jolley Prize 2015 (Shortlist): 'Crest' by Harriet McKnight

Harriet McKnight
25 August 2015

It takes more than half an hour to put on all the layers of the dry suit. First the woollen thermals, then the thick undersuit and the neoprene seals around the neck and wrists. Finally, the membrane shell. All this before we even look for the hole in the ice. By the time we hit the water we are as plump and blubber-thick as the more cold-adapted creatures: se ... More