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Kristy Chambers is a Registered Nurse and non-fiction writer from Brisbane, Australia. After graduating from university as a nurse at age thirty, she has worked in various hospitals around Australia and written a darkly humorous memoir of her experiences caring for cancer patients, drug addicts and alcoholics. Kristy has appeared as a panellist at the Melbourne Emerging Writers Festival and at Women of Letters in Brisbane. Her debut book is Get Well Soon! My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse.

Get Well Soon! My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse
Get Well Soon! My ...
Kristy Chambers

If you thought TV’s Nurse Jackie told it like it was, then Get Well Soon! is one hell of a revelation. ‘One of the most distressingly funny books I have ever read.’ Benjamin Law

It’s Not You, Geography, It’s Me
It’s Not You, Geog...
Kristy Chambers

A hilarious - and brutally honest - memoir about mental illness and depression.


‘For a book packed with medical illness and horror, Get Well Soon! is a life-affirmingly funny book. I lost track of how many times these stories left me stupid with laughter, beating my thigh and begging for mercy. Scabs, pus, mental illness, injury ... Chambers captures the abject horror of the human body and its beautifully fragile absurdity. Repulsive and pungent, but always humane, this is without a doubt one of the most distressingly funny books I have ever read.’ Benjamin Law, author of The Family Law and Gaysia