Kirsten Tranter

Kirsten Tranter grew up in Sydney and studied English and Fine Arts at the University of Sydney. She lived in New York between 1998 and 2006, where she completed a PhD in English on Renaissance poetry at Rutgers University. She now lives in Sydney with her husband and son and is working on a second novel.

Books by this Author

A Common Loss
The Legacy

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A Common Loss in Las Vegas

Disintegrating male friendships are tested after one friends tragic death drastically changes the dynamic of their annual trip to Las Vegas.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. This too will pass.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Anyone who has lost a computer due to drinks falling on it.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty. Imagination. Understanding.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. The feeling of being only a few steps away from a treasured destination, about to arrive.

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