Inez Baranay


Inez Baranay was born in Italy to Hungarian parents who immigrated to Australia, where she grew up.

She is the author of nine published books, six of them novels, the latest, With the Tiger, was published by HarperCollins India. Her previous novel, Neem Dreams, was also published in India and in 2007-2008 she spent five months at Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam writing an adaptation. She is currently working on a memoir.


The academic underclass

EssayIF YOU GET a casual job as an academic at an Australian university, you think you are very lucky – a job working in your own discipline, a beginning to an academic career. You may be given casual teaching...

Writing Lessons: Settings

GR Onlineaway from a place to write about a place I BEGIN THE first draft of my new book, a memoir of cities and frienships, while living in Rome for six months. But I can't finish the chapters about Rome until...

Writing, standing on your head

EssayTHE WRITER NEEDS a body to perform writing. The body is a text written by thought, experience, genetics, culture, performance, fashion, personality. The body is the self, the self is an illusion, and personality is one of its illusions....

Fantastic nationality

Memoir'In dreams foreignness is absolutely pure, and this is the best thing for writing. Foreignness becomes a fantastic nationality.' – Hélène CixousMADLY IN LOVE with the city of Rome, I was certain I wouldn't be able to stay away...

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