Authors and guests Tony Birch

Tony Birch is the author of four novels, five short fiction collections, and two poetry books.  In 2022 his book Dark As Last Night was awarded the Christina Stead Literary Prize and the Steele Rudd Literary Award.  The book was also shortlisted for the 2022 Prime Minister’s Literary Award fiction. In 2017, he became the first Indigenous writer to win the Patrick White Award.

His most recent book is the novel, Women and Children.

Tony Birch holds the Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature at Melbourne University.

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