About Eleanor

Eleanor is an author, constant reader and creative writing teacher.

She was born and raised in the US, Germany and Pakistan but now lives in Sydney, Australia. Her first novel, What Was Left, came out in 2013 with Sleepers Publishing. Her second novel, Long Bay, was released in 2015. In 2018 her third novel, The Passengers, was published by Allen & Unwin. In June 2022 her fourth novel, The Coast, was released with Allen & Unwin. She has had short fiction, book reviews, feature articles and essays published in lots of places (see published work). Eleanor is the chair of the board of directors at Writing NSW.

She is available to speak about writing and has been on panels and moderated sessions with other writers at libraries, bookstores, classrooms and literary festivals, both in Australia and internationally.

Eleanor teaches Writing a Novel at the Faber Academy in Sydney and is available as a mentor through Australian Writers Mentoring Program.

She is represented by Jane Novak at Jane Novak Literary Agency.

Author photo by Louise Hawson.