Sarah Krasnostein is a multi-award winning writer and critic. She is the best-selling author of The Trauma Cleaner, The Believer and the Quarterly Essay, Not Waving, Drowning. She has a PhD in criminal law and is admitted to legal practice in New York and Victoria.
Sarah has been awarded the Victorian Prize for Literature, the Australian Book Industry Award for General Non-Fiction , the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Non-Fiction, the Dobbie Literary Award, and the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Ficion at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Her work can be found in a variety of publications in Australia, America and the UK including The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, The Guardian, Literary Hub and the Jewish Quarterly. She has lectured in post-graduate criminal law and taught creative writing.
She was born in America, is based in Australia and has lived and worked in both countries.