Anthony Eaton i(18 works by)
Born: Established: 1972
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Papua New Guinea,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Antony Eaton grew up in Perth and the Cocos Islands. He undertook his secondary education in the Perth hills and gained a BA, a Grad. Dip. Ed. and, later, a PhD in creative writing. He has worked as a security guard, sail training instructor, a high school English and literature teacher and a sessional teacher at university level. Eaton has competed in triathlons and rowing competitions.

Awards for Works

Into White Silence , 2008 single work novel young adult 'During the winter of 1922, the Exploration Vessel Raven became trapped in the Antarctic icepack, entombing 28 men aboard it through the dark, polar night. Into White Silence tells their story - a story of a lost past, of a tragic future, of ice, ambition and madness. It captures the terrible, fascinating beauty of Antarctica, both as it was then and is today, and is a journey into the mind of every person who has ever set foot upon those ice-bound shores.' (From the publisher's website.)
2009 honour book Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
2009 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Young Adult Book
2009 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
Nathan Nuttboard : Family Matters , 2006 single work children's fiction children's humour
2007 winner West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Younger readers - Hoffman Award
2006 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Children's Books
Skyfall , 2007 single work novel fantasy young adult Larinan Mann is an outsider, a social oddity. Born in contravention of the rules of his society, into a cold and powerful family, Lari's life seems to have no purpose. But then his only friend draws him unwittingly into the murky terror of the underworld that dwells below his feet, his father unexpectedly inducts him into the inner circle of history's most terrible secret, and Lari's world - and everything he thought he knew about it - is shattered forever. Then he meets Saria, a girl with a destiny looking over her shoulder, and together the two of them must walk into an unknown greater than anything humanity has ever faced...' - back cover
2007 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
2007 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults
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