Candice Fox

Candice  Fox

Candice Fox comes from a large, eccentric family in Sydney's western suburbs and is the middle child. She joined the Royal Australian Navy as an officer at the age of eighteen, the daughter of a jail parole officer and an eager foster parent. She began teaching high school at the age of twenty, after earning two undergraduate and two postgraduate degrees. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. while teaching writing at the University of Notre Dame in Sydney. censorship of literature and terrorism

Candice's debut novel, Hades, earned the Australian Crime Writers Association's Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut Crime Novel. Eden, her second novel, earned the Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction, making her one of just two authors in history to win the prize twice. Visit her at or on Facebook.