Ceridwen Dovey

Ceridwen Dovey

Fiction Writer and Essayist

Ceridwen Dovey is a fiction writer and essayist based in Sydney, Australia. She’s the author of several works of fiction (Blood KinOnly the AnimalsIn the Garden of the FugitivesLife After Truth) and non-fiction (On J.M. Coetzee: Writers on Writers and Inner Worlds Outer Spaces).

Her essays about social and environmental ethics in outer space have been published by newyorker.com, The Monthly, and Alexander, among others. She was awarded a 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Award for her essay critiquing the commercial push to mine the Moon, and won the 2020 UNSW Press Bragg Prize for science writing for her WIRED essay on moon dust. She’s currently working with Australian film director Rowena Potts on putting the finishing touches to a short experimental film, Moonrise.


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