Kimberley Freeman

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Kimberley Freeman was born in London and grew up in Brisbane, Australia. She is the bestselling author of Wildflower Hill and Lighthouse Bay and teaches critical and creative writing at the University of Queensland. She lives in Brisbane with an assortment of children and pets. Visit her website at

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Books by this Author

Evergreen Falls
Ember Island
Lighthouse Bay
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Kiss slowly and forgive quickly

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not taking up the offer of studying literature at Oxford in 1999

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'm doing it.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Apart from home? Maybe in a pub somewhere on the Cornish coast.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Pulling myself out of working class/alcoholic father misery.