Justine Larbalestier is an Australian-American writer. Her latest novel is Razorhurst, which takes place on a winter’s day in 1932 when Dymphna Campbell, a gangster’s moll, and Kelpie, a street urchin who can see ghosts, meet over the dead body of Dymphna’s latest lover, Jimmy Palmer. The three of them tip the balance in a bloody underworld power struggle. Razorhurst is out now in Australia and New Zealand and publishes in the USA in March 2015.
Justine is a Sydney girl. Though she has lived in other parts of Australia, courtesy of her anthropologist parents, including Newcastle, Canberra, and two small Aboriginal settlements in the Northern Territory. Justine now lives in Sydney and sometimes New York City.
Books:My Sister Rosa, November 2016
Razorhurst, March 2015
Zombies Vs. Unicorns, October 2010
Love Is Hell, December 2008