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Ilka Tampke

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Born
in Sydney, Australia
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Awards:
Shortlisted, Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2015
Longlisted, Voss Literary Prize, 2016

Ilka Tampke was born in Sydney and worked in theatre, arts and festivals before commencing study in creative writing at RMIT, Melbourne.

She was editor of Quest, National Journal of Adult Learning in 2010 and 2011, and was awarded a Glenfern Fellowship in 2012. Her short stories and articles have been published in several anthologies.

She lives near Melbourne, Australia, with her partner and two children.

Skin is her first novel and will be published in the UK, US, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark and Vietnam in 2016.


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