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Craig Cormick Craig Cormick i(A19294 works by)
Born: Established: 1961 Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Craig Cormick spent his early years in Wollongong before moving with his family to Queensland, the Blue Mountains in New South Wales and Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.

Cormick has been Chair of the ACT Writers Centre (2003-2008), editor of Blast magazine and Series Editor for Ginninderra Press' short fiction imprint Mockingbird Press. In addition to hundreds of short stories, he has written on Finnish folklore and edited a book on Grace Melbourne Baragwanath (1991). In 2007 he was awarded his PhD from Deakin University.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 shortlisted The Fair Australia Prize Best MEAA Member Entry

for Saw as we came in on both points of the bay …’

2018 shortlisted The Fair Australia Prize Fiction Prize

for Saw as we came in on both points of the bay

2013 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to attend the Key West Literary Seminar and Workshop in the USA to undertake an intensive high-level workshop on creative non-fiction and the techniques of modern crime and thriller fiction.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Years of the Wolf Victoria : IFWG Publishing Inc , 2018 14658246 2018 single work novel historical fiction crime

'This story begins with a murder. A German internee is found dead inside a civilian internment camp during World War One, and one young internee, Arno Friedrich, determines to find the killer. But the more he probes into the lives of his fellow internees the more he discovers that little within the old stone prison is as he had imagined. He finds that the Germanic facades and fantasies the men construct hide secrets within secrets. And a killer.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Novel
No Man Is an Island 2016 single work short story
— Appears in: Award Winning Australian Writing 2016 2016; (p. 29-37)
2016 winner Tasmanian Writers’ Prize
y separately published work icon Futures Trading Port Adelaide : Ginninderra Press , 2009 Z1598546 2009 selected work short story 'Craig Cormick's latest collection of stories follows the paths of the unwinding global financial crisis, using satire and speculation to take us on journeys into near futures that could easily be our tomorrows.' (Publisher's blurb)
2010 highly commended ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Fiction
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