Shirley Hazzard
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"Shirley Hazzard" is an Australian author of fiction and non-fiction. She was born in Australia, but holds citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. Her 1970 novel, The Bay of Noon, was shortlisted for the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010

and her 2003 novel The Great Fire (novel)/The Great Fire won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.

[http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2003.html "National Book Awards – 2003"]. National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-03-27.

(With acceptance speech by Hazzard, introduction by Antonya Nelson (dead link 2012-03-27), and essays by Julie Barer and Cecily Patterson from the Awards 60-year anniversary blog.)

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