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Catherine Padmore Catherine Padmore i(A5077 works by)
Born: Established: ca. 1972
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1983
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BiographyHistory

Catherine Padmore migrated to Australia with her family when she was eleven. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree at La Trobe University and was awarded her PhD in Professional Writing from Deakin University in 2002. Since then she has been a fiction writing lecturer at La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

To Whom It May Concern 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 22 no. 4 2017;
2017 joint winner Peter Carey Short Story Award
y separately published work icon Sibyl's Cave Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1086597 2004 single work novel Steeped in the landscape and colours of its locations, Sibyl's Cave follows the orphaned Billie through her childhood in Italy to the United Kingdom during World War II with her adopted family, to art school and then, finally, to her new life as an adult in Australia. Interrupting the reclusive island life that Billie shares with Troy her housekeeper and Stan her housemate on the Hawkesbury River, Billie's niece Lorelei and her daughter Elissa arrive unannounced from England. As their lives intertwine stories emerge and secrets are unveiled.(Back cover).
2005 commended International Awards Commonwealth Writers Prize South East Asia and South Pacific Region Best First Book
2001 shortlisted The Australian / Vogel National Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript)
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