Heather Rose

Heather Rose is the award winning Australian author of eight novels. Her new novel is the bestselling political thriller Bruny. Heather writes for both adults and children. Her work spans literary fiction, crime, magical realism, satire, thriller and fantasy. Her seventh novel - The Museum of Modern Love - won the 2017 Stella Prize, Christina Stead Prize and the Margaret Scott Prize. It has been published internationally, translated into numerous languages, and is being adapted for both the stage and the screen. Heather is also one half of children's author Angelica Banks with co-writer Danielle Wood. Their Tuesday McGillycuddy series for middle grade readers is published internationally and has twice been shortlisted for the Aurealis Awards. Heather lives by the sea in Tasmania.

Books by Heather Rose


Published: October 2019

The brilliant and explosive new novel from the author of the award-winning The Museum of Modern Love.

The Museum of Modern Love

Published: March 2018

Winner of the 2017 Stella Prize. A mesmerising literary novel about a lost man in search of connection - a meditation on love, art and commitment, set against the backdrop of one of the greatest art events in modern history, Marina Abramovic's The Artist is Present.

The River Wife

Published: August 2010

A beautiful modern fable about the price we pay for love - a magical and truly original novel.

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