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Laurie Steed Laurie Steed i(A129879 works by) (a.k.a. Laurence Steed)
Born: Established:
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Male
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'Laurie Steed is the Patricia Hackett Prize-winning author of You Belong Here, published in March, 2018. His fiction has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and has been published in Best Australian StoriesAward Winning Australian WritingThe AgeMeanjinWesterlyIsland, and elsewhere. He is a recipient of fellowships from The University of Iowa, The Baltic Writing Residency, The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation, The Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation and The Fellowship of Writers (Western Australia). He lives in Perth, Western Australia.'


Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2022 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Individuals and groups ($17,900)
2022 shortlisted Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript for 'Greater City Shadows'.
2021 recipient Varuna Awards and Fellowships Henry Handel Richardson flagship fellowship for his short-story collection ‘Nova—Stories’

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon You Belong Here Witchcliffe : Margaret River Press , 2018 12339588 2018 single work novel

'Jen and Steven meet at sixteen and marry at eighteen.  Soon they're the parents of three young children.

'Initially, the kids keep them together until love turns to lies and the family implodes.  As they become adults, each child faces love and loss in the shadow of their family legacy.

'You Belong Here is a book about trust and connection. About what keeps us going in spite of ourselves. 

'About a place where we belong.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize for an Emerging Writer
The Knife 2012 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 57 no. 2 2012; (p. 139-148) Award Winning Australian Writing 2013 2013; (p. 230-239) The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013; (p. 14-22)
2012 winner Patricia Hackett Prize
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