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Lucy Treloar Lucy Treloar i(A137883 works by)
Also writes as: Rosie MacDonald
Born: Established:
Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Gender: Female
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Lucy Treloar was born in Malaysia and educated in England, Sweden and Melbourne. She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and RMIT and has worked as a writer and editor, in Australia and Cambodia, where she lived for a number of years. She has taught creative writing at RMIT and Writers Victoria. 

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Personal Awards

2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Board Grants Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $43,225.00
2014 winner International Awards Commonwealth Short Story Prize

for 'The Dog and the Sea'

2011 recipient Asialink Literature Residency Program Residency in Cambodia.

Awards for Works

Salt Creek 2015 single work novel historical fiction

'Salt Creek is set in the Coorong in the 1850s: a remote, beautiful and inhospitable coastal region in the new province of South Australia, which has been opened to graziers willing to chance their luck. Among them are Stanton Finch and his family, including sixteen-year-old Hester Finch.

'Once wealthy political activists, the Finch family has fallen on hard times. Cut adrift from the polite society they were raised to be part of, Hester and her siblings make connections where they can: with the travellers passing along the nearby stock route - among them a young artist, Charles - and the Ngarrindjeri people they have dispossessed. Hester witnesses the destruction of their subtle culture and begins to wonder what civilization is. Was it for this life and this world that she was educated?'

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2017 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2016 winner Kibble Literary Awards Nita May Dobbie Award
2016 shortlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award
2016 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) The Matt Richell Award for New Writer
2016 shortlisted International Awards The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
2016 winner Indie Awards Debut Fiction
2016 shortlisted The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction
2015 longlisted Colin Roderick Award
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