Father and daughter CK Stead and Charlotte Grimshaw share a talent for fiction, an ability to cut through the niceties in their criticism and are active participants in the cultural life of this country.
CK Stead is a celebrated novelist, poet, critic, essayist and teacher. He has written over 40 books, won major awards for both his poetry and fiction, and is one of our literary elder statesmen. His latest novel is Risk and most recent poetry, Yellow Buoy.
Charlotte Grimshaw has been a successful criminal lawyer and is now a successful writer. Her most recent novel Soon draws on the worlds of money and politics and the milieu of the beautiful people. She has won the Montana Medal for fiction and the Montana Prize for Reviewer of the Year.