Gillian Polack

Gillian PolackGillian Polack has three published novels, two anthologies and a historical cookbook[1]. One of the novels (Ms Cellophane/Life through Cellophane) was a Ditmar Finalist, as was one of the anthologies (Baggage). She was awarded the Best Achievement Ditmar in 2010.

Her PhDs are in Medieval History and in Creative Writing and she claims she needs a third to ‘round things out.’ This means that she also has academic publications. Her current research is mainly to do with how writers think of history and how they use it in their fiction, but she also has interests in genre, in Young Adult fiction and in matters historical.
Gillian is a reviewer, critic and non-fiction writer, award judge and an ex-morris dancer. She has received two writing fellowships at Varuna, arts grants, and is in demand at SF conventions because she carries chocolate most of the time. She currently lives in Canberra, Australia, which explains everything.

Some of the places she can be found:
http:///www.gillianpolack.com
http://gillpolack.livejournal.com
Twitter: @GillianPolack
Facebook: Gillian Polack
http://the-history-girls.blogspot.com.au/