Garry Kinnane i(20 works by)
Born: Established: 1938 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

After working in a variety of jobs, Garry Kinnane left Australia in 1964 to live in Greece and England. While in England he obtained degrees in English Literature from Warwick and Oxford. Kinnane returned to Australia in 1974. He has taught at the universities of Monash and Melbourne and at the Ballarat College of Advanced Education.

Awards for Works

Shadowed Days : Fragments of a Melbourne Boyhood 2008 single work autobiography 'Garry Kinnane's haunting evocation of his boyhood in Melbourne in the 40s and 50s brings to life a struggling family. Frank and Thelma and their two boys, Garry and Ray, are always on the move - from Richmond to Mount Macedon, to North Melbourne, among the homeless in "Larundel", and finally to an uneasy life in Valentine Street.' (Publisher's blurb)
2009 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Non-Fiction Book
George Johnston : A Biography 1986 single work biography

A comprehensive biography of George Johnston's life and work with particular reference to his literary work especially the autobiographical novels of the Meredith Trilogy.

1986 winner The Age Book of the Year Award Non-Fiction Prize
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