Elizabeth Knox CNZM is the author of thirteen novels, three novellas, and a collection of essays. The Vintner’s Luck won the Deutz Medal for Fiction in the 1999 Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and the Tasmania Pacific Region Prize, and is published in thirteen languages. Dreamhunter won the 2006 Esther Glen Medal.
Dreamhunter’s sequel Dreamquake, 2007, was a Michael L Printz Honor book for 2008 and, in the same year, was named an ALA, a CCBC, Booklist, and New York Library best book. Mortal Fire won a New Zealand Children’s book award and was a finalist in the LA Times Book Awards.
Elizabeth was made a New Zealand Arts Foundation Laureate in 2001. She won the Prime Minister’s Award for Fiction in 2019 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Literature from Victoria University in 2020. Her latest novel, The Absolute Book, was published in New Zealand in 2019, and in the US in February and the UK in March, 2021.
Elizabeth Knox at DWRF 2021:
Placing Fantasy Inside the Real World