Laura Jean McKay

MCKAY, Laura Jean

Laura Jean McKay is the author of The Animals in That Country (Scribe, 2020), shortlisted for the Readings Prize 2020.

Her short story collection Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc., 2013) was shortlisted for the New South Wales and Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and the Asher Award.


Animal perspective

In ConversationERIN HORTLE: In Tasmania, there is a place where female octopuses emerge from the water and make their way across an isthmus, with a highway running across it, in search of habitat to extrude their eggs. Luckily, on the...

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