AustLit logo
Joshua Mostafa Joshua Mostafa i(A134651 works by)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Bengali
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


'Joshua Mostafa is a fiction writer and a doctoral candidate at the Writing and Society Research Centre (2019), Western Sydney University, researching the poetics of prehistory in fiction. His novella Offshore (2019) won the 2019 Seizure Viva la Novella Prize.' (Australian Humanities Review 65 November 2019 16.)

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

joint winner

for 'Offshore'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Offshore Sydney : Seizure , 2019 18022662 2019 single work novella 'In very near future Sydney, an academic finds himself unprepared to deal with a city collapsing into chaos. The internet has disappeared, the water isn’t running and there is no electricity. As rival paramilitary groups battle for control of the streets, he pays people smugglers to help him escape overseas, only to be held in an island detention camp. There he finds a former ally and together they try to change their fate.' (Publication summary)
2019 winner Viva La Novella Award
Last amended 23 Jan 2020 12:49:56
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: