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Elizabeth Lancaster

  • Elizabeth Lancaster began her working life as an occupational therapist in Australia until she unexpectedly found herself in a writing course in New York, whilst living there with her husband and two children. After she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, writing became essential in her acceptance of and coming to terms with the unpredictable nature of her condition. Since her return to Australia Elizabeth has written for parenting and health magazines on a freelance basis. She lives in Sydney’s north with her family.

    Marzipan and Magnolias won the inaugural Finch Memoir Prize in 2010.

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