Peter Carey

Peter Carey was Michener Residency Author in Spring 2009, which brought him to campus for three weeks to conduct a short workshop with MFA candidates.  Carey, a native of Australia, has twice won the Booker Prize in fiction, for Oscar and Lucinda and for True History of the Kelly Gang. His newest novel is Parrot and Olivier in America.  He directs the MFA program at Hunter College in New York, where he lives.