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Camilla Chaudhary

Camilla Chaudhary

Camilla Chaudhary was born in the United Kingdom to British and Pakistani parents. After graduating from Cambridge University, she worked briefly as a literary publicist in London before moving into social policy research. She started writing fiction while her children were young and has just completed a second novel, Notes on a Jilting. She currently lives in Sydney with her husband and three children and continues to combine her career in research with writing.

'The Enemy, Asyndeton' by Camilla Chaudhary | Jolley Prize 2021 (Winner)

August 2021, no. 434 22 July 2021
Listen to this story as read by its author.   She’d offered to lay the table (‘Oh no’) or make a salad (‘It’s basically out of a bag’). What she could do, said Amy, was track down That Child, ‘somewhere down the garden. It’s terribly overgrown.’ Borrow my boots if you like, she called at Elizabeth’s departing back. The child, when found, was in a dead apple tree, not ... (read more)