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Karen Wyld

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Karen's debut novel When Rosa Came Home (December 2013) was
short-listed for the 2015 South Australian Writers & Readers Festival People's Choice Award. (out of print)

Upcoming Books:
Short-story - After Australia anthology: speculative fiction project by Diversity Arts and Sweatshop (Affirm, June 2020).
Novel - Where the Fruit Falls (University WA Publishing, October 2020), awarded the 2020 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript.
Nonfiction children’s book - Heroes, Rebels and Innovators (Hachette, August 2021).
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When Rosa Came Home

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The Lieutenant’s Ghost

250 years ago, British naval vessel HMB Endeavor sailed up the eastern coast of the continent now known as Australia. Lieutenant James Cook and crew were certainly not the first voyagers to sight the southern continent, but this particular event still wormed it’s way into white Australia’s psyche. Hoping this 1770 event is never forgotten, the federal government allocated almost $50 million dollar

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