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Dinuka is pronounced Dee-noo-kah.
Dinuka McKenzie is an Australian writer and book addict. Her debut crime-fiction manuscript The Torrent won the 2020 Banjo Prize (entered as ‘Flood Debris’) and will be published by HarperCollins Australia in February 2022. Her unpublished manuscript Taken was longlisted for the 2020 Richell Prize. She is represented by Alex Adsett Literary.
When not writing, Dinuka works in the environmental sector and volunteers as part of the team behind the Writers’ Unleashed Festival. She lives in Southern Sydney with her husband, two kids and their pet chicken.
Interviews & Events
Dinuka has hosted in-conversation events with authors Candice Fox, Emma Viskic and R W R McDonald as part of the Writers Unleashed Festival. If you would like Dinuka to speak at your next event, please click here.