Inga is the author of the novel Mr Wigg (Hachette, 2013).
She is the winner of the 2012 Eric Rolls Nature Writing Prize, and was shortlisted for the 2009 Queensland Premier’s Award for best emerging author.
Inga’s short story, ‘In the Wake of the Raftsmen’ was published in the Review of Australian Fiction (Vol 5, issue 3).
Inga has a PhD in Creative Writing (QUT) and a Masters in English Literature (UNSW). She has published academic and non-fiction articles, including in Clues, WQ, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Inga is also the winner of a Scarlet Stiletto Award for her short story ‘Operation Bluewater’, published in Scarlet Stiletto: the First Cut.
Before turning seriously to creative writing, Inga had a long career as a professional writer, including stints for federal Parliament, and the Commonwealth Ombudsman.
Inga is currently working on a long-term nature writing project (Notes From Olvar Wood), and researching Australian nature writing for a PhD in English Literature (University of Queensland).
Inga teaches workshops in Nature Writing and Setting & Description through Olvar Wood and offers a small number of mentorships and manuscript appraisals each year.