|Born||Chloe Melisande Hooper
26 October 1973
|Education||Lauriston Girls' School|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne
Chloe Melisande Hooper (born 26 October 1973) is an Australian author.
Her first novel, A Child’s Book of True Crime (2002), was short-listed for the Orange Prize for Literature and was a New York Times Notable Book. In 2005, she turned to reportage and the next year won a Walkley Award for her writing on the 2004 Palm Island death in custody case. The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (2008) is a non-fiction account of the same case.
- A Child's Book of True Crime (2002)
- The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (2008) (released as The Tall Man:The Death of Doomadgee in the USA)
- The Engagement (2012)
- 2002 Orange Prize. Shortlisted for (A Child's Book of True Crime)
- 2006 Walkley Award. Won for her articles in The Monthly on the death in custody of Cameron Doomadgee on Palm Island.
- 2008 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Overall prize winner, and in Non-Fiction category, for Tall Man
- 2009 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. Won the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction for the Tall Man
- 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Award Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-fiction for Tall Man
- 2009 Indie Book Awards. Shortlisted for Tall Man
- "The Tall Man - Chloe Hooper". Official website. Penguin Group (Australia). Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- Chloe Hooper @ Fantastic Fiction
- Indie bookshops have given the nod to Jasper Jones
- The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island
- Items by Chloe Hooper in The Monthly
- Chloe Hooper discusses her book 'The Tall Man' at the Sydney Writers Festival video on ABC Fora
- Potter, Emily (2004). "Disorienting Horizons: Encountering the Past in Chloe Hooper's A Child's Book of True Crime". JASAL 3: 95–102. ISSN 1447-8986.