Stephanie Bishop is a widely acclaimed novelist and critic. She is the award-winning author of three novels, The Singing (2005), The Other Side of the World (2015) and Man Out of Time (2018). Stephanie has won the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction and the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year. She's also been shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and the Christina Stead Prize for fiction and longlisted for the Stella Prize. And in 2006 she was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Australian Novelists of the Year. Her work has been translated into eight languages.Stephanie has received fellowships to Yaddo, Tenjinyama Art Studio, Himachal Pradesh University and Oxford University, where she was a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Life Writing, and she holds a PhD from Cambridge University. Her essays and fiction have appeared in the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, The Monthly and the Sydney Review of Books, among other publications. Her fourth novel, The Anniversary, is due for international publication in 2023. Stephanie is currently working on her fifth novel.
Man Out of Time gracefully unpacks the emotional territory that accompanies mental illness and the capacity for trauma to travel through generations. Potent in its subtlety, it is a rich novel that demands the full attention of its readers, rewarding those who invest. - Books+PublishingShe is a talent to watch. - The Daily TelegraphThe precision and flair of the writing is breathtaking. (The Other Side of the World) - The Weekend AustralianBishop is a stunning writer and her attention to detail makes each scene visceral. (The Other Side of the World) - The New York Times Book ReviewBishop's novel stands out because of her intimacy with her characters. (The Other Side of the World) - The Saturday AgeAn insightful, exquisitely observed novel. (The Other Side of the World) - The Guardian