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Heather Rose Heather Rose i(A32954 works by)
Also writes as: Angelica Banks
Born: Established: 1964 Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Rose grew up in Tasmania, then she travelled in Asia, Europe and America before settling in Melbourne and working as a copywriter in advertising. In 1996 she moved back to Tasmania, and in 2006 she was the recipient of the Eleanor Dark Fellowship.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Not to be confused with Heather Rose, script-writer and actor for Dance Me to My Song.

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $48,964
2016 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Australia Council Literature Board Grants Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $40,000.00

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Bruny Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 16850614 2019 single work novel

'How far would your government go?

'A right-wing US president has withdrawn America from the Middle East and the UN. Daesh has a thoroughfare to the sea and China is Australia's newest ally. When a bomb goes off in remote Tasmania, Astrid Coleman agrees to return home to help her brother before an upcoming election. But this is no simple task. Her brother and sister are on either side of politics, the community is full of conspiracy theories, and her father is quoting Shakespeare. Only on Bruny does the world seem sane.

'Until Astrid discovers how far the government is willing to go.

'Bruny is a searing, subversive, brilliant novel about family, love, loyalty and the new world order.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted 'The Nib': CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature
2020 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2020 shortlisted Booksellers Choice Award Adult Fiction Book of the Year
2020 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
2020 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Commercial Fiction Cover Cover designed by Sandy Cull
2020 shortlisted Indie Awards Fiction
y separately published work icon The Museum of Modern Love Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9613078 2016 single work novel

''If this was a dream, then he wanted to know when it would end. Maybe it would end if he went to see Lydia. But it was the one thing he was not allowed to do.'...

Arky Swann is a film composer in New York separated from his wife, who has made him promise to keep a terrible secret. One day he finds his way to The Atrium at MOMA and sees Marina Abramovic in her performance The Artist is Present. The performance continues for seventy-five days and, as it unfolds, so does Arky as he considers marriage, art and the nature of commitment and love over a long-term union. The Museum of Modern Love is the story of one of the world's greatest art events and a man in search of connection.' (Publication summary)

2018 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2017 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Fiction Book Award
2017 winner Tasmania Book Prizes Margaret Scott Prize

The Museum of Modern Love also won the People's Choice Award in this category.

2017 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
2017 shortlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2017 winner The Stella Prize
y separately published work icon The Butterfly Man St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2005 Z1204887 2005 single work novel mystery 'If Lord Lucan escaped his past, what was his future?...The story of the infamous British peer...twenty years after his escape from England following the murder of the family nanny. Set in Tasmania, Africa and London's West End...' - from back cover
2007 shortlisted Kibble Literary Awards Nita Kibble Literary Award
2006 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2006 winner Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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