Gail Bell

Gail Bell

Gail Bell is an author, essayist, and reviewer. Her first book, The Poison Principle, won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for non-fiction in 2002 and was published in a new edition with a foreword by Helen Garner in 2017. A new edition of her second book, SHOT (2003), appeared in 2018, under the title Being Shot. Her Quarterly Essay, The Worried Well (2005), led to strong public debate and provoked a national response. Her journalism has appeared in publications in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Website: www.gail-bell.com