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Madelaine Dickie Madelaine Dickie i(A128452 works by)
Born: Established: Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Madelaine Dickie is a graduate of the School of Journalism and Creative Writing, University of Wollongong. She has written poetry, short stories, creative non-fiction, and radio plays.

Madelaine completed her first novel in West Java, Indonesia, after she received a Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Award in 2011.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships 2020 Resilience Fund: Survive     $957 
2020 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship  for a biography of Indigenous leader Wayne Bergman, a Kimberley Traditional Owner
2019 recipient The Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Troppo Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2016 9217119 2016 single work novel

'Black magic, big waves and mad Aussie expats.

'In Indonesia, Penny is drifting, partying, hanging out – a thousand miles away from claustrophobic Perth and her career-minded boyfriend. But things take a dangerous turn when she goes to work at Shane’s Sumatran Oasis.

'Caught up in the hostility directed at Shane, and flirting and surfing with the hell-man Matt, Penny soon finds herself swept into a world where two very different cultures must collide.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Barbara Jefferis Award
2018 shortlisted Kibble Literary Awards Nita May Dobbie Award
2014 winner T. A. G. Hungerford Award
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