Ceridwen Dovey is a fiction writer and essayist based in Sydney. Her latest book, Life after Truth, has been described as The Secret History meets Big Little Lies and as witty, clever, and very much of its time. It is both a murder mystery and study of modern manners and mid-life challenges.
Ceridwen is also the author of several other works of fiction (Blood Kin, Only the Animals, In the Garden of the Fugitives), and non-fiction (On J.M. Coetzee: Writers on Writers and Inner Worlds Outer Spaces). Her essays have been published by newyorker.com, the Smithsonian Magazine, WIRED, the Monthly, and Alexander.
She was awarded a prestigious 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Award for long-form science journalism, and won the 2020 UNSW Press Bragg Prize for science writing.