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Goldie Goldbloom Goldie Goldbloom i(A127852 works by)
Born: Established: Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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'Goldie Goldbloom's short fiction has appeared in StoryQuarterly and Narrative and won the Jerusalem Post International Fiction Prize. Her stories have been translated into over ten languages, and are often reprinted and anthologised. ... Her non-fiction story 'You Lose These' is forthcoming [2010] in a Random House anthology that won the pre-publication Hadassah Brandeis Award.'

Goldbloom grew up in Western Australia and later settled in Chicago, USA. She retains her Australian citizenship.

Source: Fremantle Press website, http://www.fremantlepress.com.au/
Sighted: 06/10/2009

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

Gwen : A Novel 2017 single work novel historical fiction

'In 1903, the artist Gwendolen Mary John travels from London to France with her companion Dorelia. Surviving on their wits and Gwen’s raw talent, the young women walk from Calais to Paris. In the new century, the world is full of promise: it is time for Gwen to step out from the shadow of her overbearing brother Augustus and seek out the great painter and sculptor Auguste Rodin. It is time to be brave and visible, to love and be loved – and time perhaps to become a hero as the stain of anti-Semitism spreads across Europe.' (Publication summary)

2018 longlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2017 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Novel
The Paperbark Shoe 2009 single work novel 'Gin, the albino, marries to escape the confines of an asylum. Toad, a little man who wears corsets, marries to prove his manhood. Together they are freaks - feared and ridiculed by the remote farming community in which they live. Into their lives come two Italian POWs bringing music, sensuality and a love that will fan the flames of small town bigotry.' (From the publisher's website.)
2008 winner USA Association of Writers and Writing Programs Awards Novel Award Award won under the 2010 US publication title, Toads' Museum of Freaks and Wonders
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