Delia Falconer

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Delia Falconer (born 1966) is an Australian novelist. She is the author of a novel, The Service of Clouds and a novella, The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers. She has been described by Australian critic Peter Craven, in Best Australian Stories 1999, as "the young Australian writer who has arguably done most to put her signature on the literature of this country". Falconer lives in Sydney. She frequently publishes reviews in newspapers and journals. Her latest (non-fiction) book is Sydney (University of New South Wales Press, 2010).

Falconer is an only child of graphic designer parents; her mother is of Chilean background. She studied for her undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. She completed a PhD in English Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne.

Bibliography[edit]

Novels and novellas[edit]

  • The Service of Clouds (1997)
  • The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers (2005)

Edited[edit]

  • The Penguin Book of the Road, an anthology of stories of the road (Camberwell: Penguin, 2008)
  • The Best Australian Stories 2008 (Melbourne: Black Inc, 2008).
  • The Best Australian Stories 2009 (Melbourne: Black Inc, 2009).