Anna Funder

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Anna Funder : biography

1966 –

Anna Funder is the author of Stasiland, and the Miles Franklin award-winning novel All That I Am.


Anna Funder’s writing has received numerous accolades and awards. Her essays, feature articles and columns have appeared in numerous publications. She has toured as a public speaker, and is a former DAAD (Berlin), Australia Council, NSW Writing Fellow and Rockefeller Foundation Fellow.

All that I Am

In 2011 she was appointed to the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

All That I Am was published in the UK (where it was both BBC Book of the Week and Book at Bedtime) and Australia. It was released February 2012 in the USA and Italy.

Funder currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Awards and honors

  • 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize, winner, Stasiland
  • 2012 Miles Franklin Award, winner, All That I Am – Retrieved 21 June 2012.


  • "", Guardian Unlimited, Thursday 6 November 2003.
  • "", BBC News, Tuesday, 15 June 2004
  • ABC Critical Mass, 2003
  • Lancette Journal, review by Alidë Kohlhaas April 2004