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Shaun Prescott Shaun Prescott i(A138987 works by)
Gender: Male
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'Shaun Prescott is a writer based in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. He has self-released several small books of fiction, including Erica From Sales and The End of Trolleys,  and was editor of Crawlspace Magazine. His writing has appeared in The Lifted Brow, The Guardian, Meanjin, Australian Book Review, and other places.'

Source: The Lifted Brow (2017).

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature: Development Grants Individuals and Groups

$10,917.00

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Town Australia : Brow Books , 2017 11512402 2017 single work novel

'Community radio host Ciara receives dozens of unmarked cassette recordings every week and broadcasts them to a listenership of none. Ex-musician Tom drives an impractical bus that no one ever boards. Publican Jenny runs a hotel that has no patrons. Rick wanders the aisles of the Woolworths every day in an attempt to blunt the disappointment of adulthood.

'In a town of innumerable petrol stations, labyrinthine cul-de-sac streets, two competing shopping plazas, and ubiquitous drive-thru franchises, where are the townsfolk likely to find the truth about their collective past – and can they do so before the town disappears?

'Shaun Prescott’s debut novel The Town follows an unnamed narrator’s efforts to complete a book about disappeared towns in the Central West of New South Wales. Set in a yet-to-disappear town in the region—a town believed by its inhabitants to have no history at all—the novel traces its characters’ attempts to carve their own identities in a place that is both unyielding and teetering on the edge of oblivion.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction
2018 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Literary Fiction Book
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