Get to Know
Residency Dates
  • Jan 1st 1970 to Jan 1st 1970
Region
USA

Sabina Murray grew up in Australia
and the Philippines. She is the author of four novels, Slow Burn, A Carnivore’s Inquiry, Forgery, and Valiant Gentlemen. 

She is also the author of two
collections of short stories, Tales of
the New World
, and The Caprices,
which won the PEN/Faulkner Award. She wrote the script for the film, Beautiful Country. Her work has appeared
in several anthologies, including the Norton
Anthology of Short Fiction
and Manila
Noir
, and she has numerous magazine publications.

The recently published Valiant Gentlemen, a New York Times Notable Book, reimagines
the lives and intimate friendships of humanitarian and Irish patriot Roger
Casement; his closest friend, Herbert Ward; and Ward’s wife, the
Argentinian-American heiress Sarita Sanford. 

Murray has received
fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, NEA, Massachusetts Cultural
Council, Radcliffe Institute, and other awards. Beautiful Country was nominated for a Golden Bear and the
screenplay was nominated for an Amanda Award (the Norwegian Oscars) and an
Independent Spirit Award.