Fiona Capp is the internationally published author of three works of non-fiction including That Oceanic Feeling, a memoir about her love for the sea and surfing. She is also the author of three novels – Night Surfing, Last of the Sane Days and Musk & Byrne. Her most recent book is part memoir, part journey through the landscapes which inspired Australian poet Judith Wright, My Blood’s Country.
Journalist at The Age newspaper; lecturer and tutor in English, creative writing and journalism at Melbourne & La Trobe Universities, and at RMIT.
The landscape and the sea. The social constraints on women and how they live with these constraints.
Receiving the Kibble Award for Life Writing for That Oceanic Feeling in 2004. Being shortlisted for various prizes including The Age Book of the Year and the Dobbie Award for a first novel.
My novels and non-fiction have been published in Australia, Britain, France, Germany and Holland. I have had articles published in many publications in Australia and overseas.
I’m passionate about literature, social justice, surfing, privacy and my family.