Jamie Marina Lau is a multidisciplinary artist and author. Her first novel Pink Mountain on Locust Island was published in Australia in 2018 and received the 2018 Melbourne Prize for Literature’s Readings Residency Award, was shortlisted for the 2019 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards, the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, the 2019 Stella Prize and the 2019 ALS Gold Medal. Lau received the title of Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelist in 2019 for her work.
With explorations focusing on experimental uses of language, Lau’s work meditates on a landscape exploring dis-location of culture and space. Lau has previously worked with publications and creative organisations such as Google Creative Lab, Digital Writers Festival (AUS), Visual Editions (UK), Art Gallery of New South Wales (AUS) and Voiceworks (AUS).