Claire Corbett

Claire Corbett

Claire Corbett is a writer. She was born in Canada and has worked in film and government policy.

Her first novel, WHEN WE HAVE WINGS, was published in 2011 by Allen & Unwin and shortlisted for the 2012 Barbara Jefferis Award and the 2012 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. Recent fiction and essays have been published in a range of journals, including Best Australian Stories 2014 & 2015, Griffith Review,Southerly and Overland. She has written on defence and strategy for The Diplomat, The Strategist and The Monthly. Her second novel, WATCH OVER ME, will be published by Allen & Unwin in May 2017.


Watch over me by Claire Corbett

IN RESIDENCE 2017

While at Bundanon, Claire will be working on her third novel, ULTRAMARINE, about oceans, warships and sea people.