Juers, Evelyn

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Evelyn Juers is a critic, essayist and biographer, and co-founder of the Australian publishing house Giramondo and the literary magazine HEAT.

Born 1950 in northern Germany, she grew up in Hamburg and Sydney, and wrote her PhD on Emily Brontë and Wuthering Heights at the University of Essex in the UK. Her collective biography House of Exile - the Life and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann (2008) won the Prime Minister’s Literary Award in 2009. It was published in the USA (FSG), UK (Penguin), France (Autrement), Spain (Circe), and Italy (Bompiani).