Varuna Sydney Writers' Festival 2017

Photo credit: Anita Kazis

Pescador's Wake

‘Katherine Johnson’s debut novel is much like the icebergs that threaten both vessels. Perfectly crafted crystalline prose dazzles on the surface while intricately woven characters and their stories explore the unknown depths of heartache and betrayal, love and resilience.’ Goodreading magazine, February 2009. ****

Book Launch Pescador's Wake

Katherine Johnson at the launch of her debut novel.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hobart-based writer Katherine Johnson’s first novel, Pescador’s Wake (Fourth Estate 2009), tells the story of the danger and heartbreak of lives at the mercy of the sea during a three-week Southern Ocean chase. It won a HarperCollins Varuna Award in 2007.

BOOKS

BOOKS
Books by Katherine Johnson

REVIEWS

REVIEWS
Katherine Johnson’s debut novel is much like the icebergs that threaten both vessels. Perfectly crafted crystalline prose dazzles on the surface while intricately woven characters and their stories explore the unknown depths of heartache and betrayal, love and resilience.