Holly Throsby

Holly Throsby

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Holly Throsby is a songwriter, musician and novelist from Sydney, Australia. She has released four critically acclaimed solo albums, a collection of original children’s songs, and an album as part of the band, Seeker Lover Keeper (with Sarah Blasko and Sally Seltmann).

Holly’s debut novel, Goodwood, was published by Allen & Unwin in October 2016. Goodwood was described as "wonderfully lush and well realised" by The Australian, and "a complete revelation" by the Sydney Morning Herald; it featured in The Guardian's List of Literary Highlights; and was awarded Book of the Month at Dymocks across Australia.

Holly has been nominated for four ARIA Awards – including two for Best Female Artist, and one for Best Children’s Album. She has toured at home and abroad with artists such as Joanna Newsom, Bill Callahan, Paul Kelly, Devendra Banhart and The Handsome Family. Guests on her albums include Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Mick Turner and Mark Kozelek.

Holly is a council member for the animal protection institute, Voiceless. She likes good books, cryptic crosswords, small towns, and dogs.

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