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Tristan Savage Tristan Savage i(6372633 works by) (a.k.a. Tristan Michael Savage)
Born: Established: Maryborough, Maryborough (Qld) area, Maryborough - Hervey Bay - Fraser Island area, Maryborough - Rockhampton area, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Kalkadoon
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Tristan Savage was born in Maryborough and grew up in Townsville. He attended James Cook University and was awarded a Bachelor of Creative Arts, majoring in Theatre and a Bachelor of Theatre (Honours). Savage is a comedian and writer. He won the 2011 Deadly Funny Award, a national competition held as part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival. (Source: State Library of Queensland website and Rift Breaker)

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Awards for Works

Grace Beside Me 2018 series - publisher film/TV children's

'A rich and humorous coming of age story, GRACE BESIDE ME transports young audiences into the world of 13-year-old Fuzzy Mac and her best mate Tui Mui as they navigate life, and with help from Fuzzy's Nan and Pop, learn how to find strength and grace.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2018 shortlisted First Nations Media Awards ‌‌ Best Drama or Comedy Award
2018 nominated Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Children's Television Series
2018 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Children's Program
Rift Breaker 2014 single work novel science fiction young adult

'After conducting welding repairs on the outer hull of a space vessel, token human and lowly engineer Milton Lance returns to a silent, gloomy interior. The crew are dead, and the only survivor he can find is an annoying, pointy-eared simian. When a mysterious gun-toting woman rescues the stranded pair, an unlikely trio is formed. But escaping the ship is the easy part, for Milton discovers he is not an ordinary human at all, but a saviour of worlds. Rift Breaker is a sci-fi action adventure driven by distinctive characters, and explores themes of alienation, identity and independence.'(Source: Publishers website)

2014 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Kris Hembury Encouragement Award
2013 winner black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowships
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