Stephanie Bishop Stephanie Bishop i(A25899 works by)
Born: Established: 1979 Sydney, ;
Gender: Female
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

The Other Side of the World 2015 single work novel

'Cambridge, 1963.

'Charlotte is struggling. With motherhood, with the changes marriage and parenthood bring, with losing the time and the energy to paint. Her husband, Henry, wants things to be as they were and can’t face the thought of another English winter.

'A brochure slipped through the letterbox slot brings him the answer: ‘Australia brings out the best in you’.

'Despite wanting to stay in the place that she knows, Charlotte is too worn out to fight. Before she has a chance to realise what it will mean, she is travelling to the other side of the world. Arriving in Perth, the southern sun shines a harsh light on both Henry and Charlotte and slowly reveals that their new life is not the answer either was hoping for. Charlotte is left wondering if there is anywhere she belongs and how far she’ll go to find her way home …'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2016 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Multicultural NSW
2016 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year
2016 longlisted The Stella Prize
2016 shortlisted Indie Awards Fiction
2016 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction
2015 winner The Readings New Australian Writing Award
2015 longlisted Colin Roderick Award
The Singing 2005 single work novel

'A love story bounded by the extremes of loss and desire, 'The Singing' tells the story of two people who fail each other in the ravages of illness. Years later they remain haunted by what they were unable to hold onto, and struggle to find a way to resolve the past.' (Synopsis)

2006 special commendation Kathleen Mitchell Literary Award
2006 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
Last amended 25 Feb 2015 16:13:54
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: