Stephanie Bishop's first novel was The Singing, for which she was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Australian Novelists and highly commended in the Kathleen Mitchell Award. Stephanie's second novel, The Other Side of the World, was awarded the 2015 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, shortlisted for the 2014 Australian/Vogel's literary Award, longlisted for the 2016 Stella prize, shortlisted in both the NSW Premier's and the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and named the Literary Fiction Book of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards.Stephanie's writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Monthly, the Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian, amongst other publications. She holds a PhD from Cambridge and teaches in the creative writing program at the University of New South Wales. She lives in Sydney.
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