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Claire Aman Claire Aman i(A109105 works by)
Gender: Female
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Claire Aman grew up in Melbourne, and in 2007 was living in Grafton and working as an environmental planner. 

Her short story 'Bird Country' was published in 2017, and she was won various prizes including the E.J. Bardy, Wet Ink, Hal Porter, and David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize

Most Referenced Works


  • A number of Aman's currently unpublished works have been commended or shortlisted for numerous writing prizes, including the Southern Cross Award, the Alan Marshall Award, and the Angelo B. Natoli Award.

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

Vasco 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 403 2018; (p. 24-27)
2018 third place ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
y separately published work icon Bird Country Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2017 11623481 2017 selected work short story

'Bird Country is a collection of stories that are steeped in the rural Australian landscape and the Australian psyche. The things we don't say and the relationships we yearn for hover between the lines of these moving and evocative stories, as do the smell and feel of the mud and grass plains, roads and roadhouses, and the pubs and kitchen tables of country life. These are tales of love and loss, of friendship and betrayal, and of happiness and pain. Claire Aman is a strong new voice in Australian fiction.'   (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Australian Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award
2018 shortlisted Colin Roderick Award
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