Lauren Aimee Curtis

Lauren Aimee Curtis is the author of the novels Dolores and Strangers at the Port. In 2023, she was named on Granta’s once-in-a-decade Best of the Young British Novelists list. Her writing has appeared in The White Review, Catapult, Sydney Review of Books, Best Summer Stories, and New Australian Fiction 2021, among other publications. Her fiction has been shortlisted for the Readings Prize, the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing, and the Elizabeth Jolly Short Story Prize. She holds a PhD from the University of Technology Sydney, where she wrote her dissertation on the work of Renata Adler and Elizabeth Hardwick.

She is happy to mentor writers of short stories, novellas and short novels, essays and narrative nonfiction. As a mentor she aims to help writers articulate what they want to do and then guide them there.