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Holden Sheppard Holden Sheppard i(14921336 works by)
Born: Established: Geraldton, Geraldton area, Dongara - Geraldton - Northampton area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Holden Sheppard was raised in Geraldton, Western Australia, and moved to Perth when he was eighteen. He won an ArtStart grant in 2015, and has published in Indigo jounral, page seventeen, Huffington Post and more. Holden has also worked at Edith Cowan University.

His young-adult novel about growing up gay in the regions, Invisible Boys, won both the 2018 T.A.G. Hungerford Award and the Kathleen Mitchell Award , and his novella, Poster Boy, was one of the winners of Griffith Review's 2018 novella competition.

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y separately published work icon Invisible Boys Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2019 16815108 2019 single work novel young adult

'In a small town, everyone thinks they know you: Charlie is a hardcore rocker, who's not as tough as he looks. Hammer is a footy jock with big AFL dreams, and an even bigger ego. Zeke is a shy over-achiever, never macho enough for his family. But all three boys hide who they really are. When the truth is revealed, will it set them free or blow them apart?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2020 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Young Adult Fiction
2018 winner T. A. G. Hungerford Award
2018 winner Kathleen Mitchell Literary Award
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