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Anna Solding Anna Solding i(A72731 works by)
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Sweden,
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Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Although Anna Solding is a permanent resident of Australia, she still has stong links to Sweden and plans to resettle there. She has worked as an editor and a reviewer and has completed a Masters Degree in Creative Writing at Adelaide University.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Career Development     $11,000 

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Hum of Concrete 2010 Rundle Mall/Rundle Street : MidnightSun , 2012 Z1668916 2010 single work novel

'The Hum of Concrete is an evocative novel about a city and its people.

'Set in the multicultural city of Malmo, Sweden, The Hum of Concrete is the story of five people whose lives intersect.

'Consumed with despair, Palestinian Nassrin walks into the ocean with her baby in her arms. Susanna dares to take a stand against gay-bashers. By starlight, Bodil sees the city from the roof of a church. Estella meets her tough little half-brother for the first time. Lonely Rhyme seeks shelter in a tree full of fairy lights. And all round them, the hum of concrete.

'With photographic precision, Anna Solding captures both the light and shadow found in the fleeting beauty of everyday life. From the silences between people and the ordinariness of places, she conjures narrative jewels of intelligence and pleasure.' (Publication summary)

2013 shortlisted Most Underrated Book Award
2010 shortlisted Festival Awards for Literature (SA) Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by a SA Emerging Writer
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