Nigel Featherstone is an Australian writer who has been published widely. His works include the story collection Joy (2000), his debut novel Remnants (2005), and The Beach Volcano (2014), which is the third in a series of novellas. He wrote the libretto for The Weight of Light, a contemporary song cycle that had its world premiere in 2018. He has held residencies at Varuna (Blue Mountains), Bundanon (Shoalhaven River), and UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He lives on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.
Featherstone's writing rings with assurance, and echoes with love, memory and tenderness. - Karen Viggers, author of The Lightkeeper's Wifea beautiful, tender, captivating story - Joanna Nell, author of The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement VillageThe novel is set in a time and place where everyone is vulnerable and anyone might be shot, betrayed, captured or abandoned, but love of all kinds endures. - SpectrumA remarkable and tender wartime love story. - Canberra Times'Bodies of Men is a profoundly moving piece of fiction from a perceptive writer.' - Mrs B's Book Reviewsa beautifully written and tender love story - ReadPlus BlogIt's a page-turner, underpinned by a fundamental understanding of humanity - Whispering Gums BlogWith unobtrusively elegant prose, Nigel Featherstone has crafted a vivid evocation of the arduous complexities of love - Written by Sime Blog