McKay, Dr Laura Jean

McKay, Dr Laura Jean


University of Melbourne

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Laura Jean McKay writes about humans and other animals. Her new novel, The Animals in That Country, is out with Scribe in Australia and the UK in 2020. Laura has a PhD in Creative Writing with a focus on Literary Animal Studies from The University of Melbourne.


The Animals in That Country (Scribe, 2020); Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc. 2013).

Reading group: HRAE Knowing Animals Reading Group, University of Melbourne