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Stephanie Bishop Stephanie Bishop i(A25899 works by)
Born: Established: 1979 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Asialink Literature Residency Program

Creative exchange to Japan.

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

$50,000

2014 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships New Work - Emerging Writers 14-15 Fiction

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Man Out of Time Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2018 13516222 2018 single work novel

'When Stella's father, Leon, disappears in September 2001, the police knock at her door. She baulks at their questions, not sure how to answer. 'What if I just write it down for you.'

'One summer, a long time ago, Stella sat watching her father cry while the sky clouded over. He had tried to make amends: for his failures, for forgetting to buy the doll she once hoped for, for the terrible things he had done.

'The first time Stella sensed that something was wrong was on her ninth birthday. There was an accident, and when she opened her eyes there was the tang of blood in her mouth. Leon was beside her. But not quite there. In the winter, when her father finally came home from hospital, he looked different. Looked at her differently.

'Now he was missing, and Stella held the key to his discovery. But did he want to be found? And after all that has passed, could Stella bring herself to help him?

'Stella's whole life has been stained by her father's very struggle to exist. Would this be her inheritance too? Could she choose the steady minutes of an ordinary day? Or would she follow the path of a man out of time?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
2019 longlisted The Stella Prize
y separately published work icon The Other Side of the World Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2015 8312551 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 Prize for New Australian Fiction
2015 longlisted Colin Roderick Award
y separately published work icon Dream England 2014 (Manuscript version)7241328 7241323 2014 single work novel
2014 shortlisted The Australian / Vogel National Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript)
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