Anna Funder

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Anna Funder
Anna Funder on Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2012
Anna Funder on Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2012
Born 1966
Residence New York
Education BA(Hons) LLB (HONS) MA, DCA (Creative Writing)
Occupation Writer
Parents John Funder

Anna Funder is the author of Stasiland, and the Miles Franklin Award-winning novel All That I Am.


Anna Funder’s writing has received numerous accolades and awards. Her essays, feature articles and columns have appeared in numerous publications. She has toured as a public speaker, and is a former DAAD (Berlin), Australia Council, NSW Writing Fellow and Rockefeller Foundation Fellow.

Funder is a Creative Arts graduate of University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and produced All that I Am as the creative component of her Doctor of Creative Arts thesis.[1]

In 2011 she was appointed to the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.[2]

All That I Am was published in the UK (where it was both BBC Book of the Week and Book at Bedtime) and Australia. It was released February 2012 in the USA and Italy.

Funder currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn.[3]

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