Lives / works: Sydney, Gadigal land
Ashley Kalagian Blunt is the author of How to Be Australian and My Name Is Revenge, which was shortlisted for the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Awards and a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. Her writing appears in Australian Book Review, Overland, Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books, the Sydney Morning Herald, Westerly, the Australian, the Big Issue and Kill Your Darlings. Ashley is a Moth Story SLAM winner and has appeared at Story Club, the National Young Writers’ Festival, and Sydney Writers’ Festival. She co-hosts James and Ashley Stay at Home, a podcast about writing, creativity and health.
During her residency, Ashley Kalagian Blunt will be developing a draft of her current manuscript, a psychological thriller exploring gendered violence.
Photo: Alyona Morozova