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Ella Baxter author of the novel New Animal

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Ella Baxter

ABOUT the author

Ella Baxter is a writer and artist living on unceded land of the Wurundjeri people. She has had poetry published in Spineless Wonders, Gargouille Literary Journal, and Bowen St Press. Her sculptures have been exhibited in site specific locations around Victoria, as well as at Gasworks Arts Park, and featured in Beyond Words Literary Magazine. In her spare time, she runs a small business making bespoke death shrouds. Her debut novel, New Animal, was released in Australia through Allen & Unwin (2021), in the UK through Picador, and in the US through Two Dollar Radio. New Animal is also being developed into a television series by Lingo Pictures. and was shortlisted for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. She is currently writing her second novel, Woo Woo.

Find out more here: ellabaxter.com
Instagram: @mouthcake
Twitter: @Ella_Baxter__

Available from Two Dollar Radio

New Animal a novel by Ella BaxterNew Animal
"In her incredible debut, Baxter combines dark humor with a complex protagonist and bold narration to both astound and devastate her readers. Amelia is a memorable heroine who is raw with grief as she struggles with and explores the paradox of finding harmony in the dichotomy of life and death."
—Emily Park, Booklist


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