The second wife of Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke, she is also an award-winning fiction writer. Her notable works include Turtle Beach; The Young Lion; On Longing; and Winter in Jerusalem.Her 1981 work, Turtle Beach, won The Age Novel of the Year Award in 1982.Following a highly publicized affair, she and Bob Hawke married in 1995.BEFORE FAME
After briefly attending the University of Sydney, she found work at The Daily Mirror.PERSONAL LIFE
She had a son named Louis with her first husband, Tony Pratt.FUN FACTS
Novelist Blanche Dalpuget were born on Monday, in a leap year, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 2 days until Blanche Dalpuget next birthday.