About Angella Whitton


Angella Whitton’s stories have been published in Westerly, the Australian Women’s Weekly and Visible Ink.

Her manuscripts were selected for the Varuna Publisher Introduction Fellowship 2019 and the Queensland Writer’s Centre / Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program in 2015. She studied writing at UNSW and the University of Sydney.

She won a $5,000 prize in the Penguin / Australian Women’s Weekly Short Story Contest. Recently, her short story collection Other Gods was shortlisted for the Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award 2020. Her personal essay Missives to my Grandmother was shortlisted for creative non fiction category of the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Writing 2020. Her story Out to Sea was shortlisted for the Victoria University Overland Short Story Prize 2019.

She likes tea, art, Japan, libraries and rivers.

She is represented by Rick Raftos Management.