Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
1947 – Keri Hulme, born on the 9th of March in Christchurch, in New Zealand’s South Island. She is a New Zealand writer.
1967 – She began studying for an honours law degree at the University of Canterbury.
1972 – She decided to begin writing full-time, but, despite family support, was forced to go back to work nine months later.
1978 – She was a writer-in-residence at Otago University.
1984 – She continued working on her novel The Bone People, ultimately published in February.
– The novel, returned by several publishers before being accepted by the Spiral Collective, won the 84′ New Zealand Book Award for Fiction.
1985 – Received the the Booker Prize.
– A residence writer at the University of Canterbury.
1996 – She has been the Patron of the Republican Movement of Aotearoa New Zealand.