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Ronnie Scott Ronnie Scott i(A114371 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Ronnie Scott is the founder of The Lifted Brow. His research areas include graphic narratives, space, time, narrative, and new forms of nonfiction. He works as a journalist, essayist and critic. In 2014, he wrote Salad Days (published by Penguin), an exploration of cultural obsession with food.

He has lectured in writing and publishing at RMIT. His debut novel, longlisted for the Richell Prize in 2016, was published by Penguin Random House in 2020.

Sources include TEXT (vol. 21, no. 1: website).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Cultural Fund Grants for Individuals Ignite Grants
2016 shortlisted Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers for Sights
2015 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship for his work tracing Agatha Christie’s journey across three countries.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Adversary Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2020 18607901 2020 single work novel

'A story about sexuality, the ache of friendship and love, and sticky summers at the pool, this exhilarating debut novel captures the heartbeat of one transformative summer where alliances are made and broken.

'‘I was an agent of Dan, a captive of his, really. I went where he wanted me, and did as he wanted, and for a long time, in this way, I was happy.’

'It’s been a long winter in a creaky house in Brunswick, where a young man has devoted himself to recreational showers, staring at his phone, and speculating on the activities of his best friend and housemate, Dan. But now summer is coming, and Dan has found a boyfriend and a job, so the young man is being pushed out into the world, in search of friendship and love.

'The Adversary is a sticky summer novel about young people exploring their sexuality and their sociability, where everything smells like sunscreen and tastes like beer, but affections and alliances have consequences. It asks what kinds of stories are possible – or desirable – for which kinds of friendships, and what happens when you follow those stories to their natural conclusions.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2020 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Fiction Book Award
2016 longlisted The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers
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