Peggy Frew’s work Hope Farm (Scribe Publications) was shortlisted for the 2016 Miles Franklin Award and the 2016 Stella Prize, longlisted for the 2016 Indie Book Awards and the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) General Fiction Book of the Year, and was the winner of the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award. Her debut novel, House of Sticks (Scribe Publications), was the winner of the unpublished manuscript award at the 2010 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.
Short stories by Peggy have been included in New Australian Stories 2, Women of Letters: Reviving the Lost Art of Correspondence (2011, Penguin), and Summer Shorts (2011, Scribe). She has also been published in The Big Issue,and literary magazines Kill Your Darlings and Meanjin.
Peggy is also a member of the critically acclaimed and award-winning Melbourne band Art of Fighting.