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Sally Breen Sally Breen i(A80350 works by)
Born: Established: 1974 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Sally Breen has undertaken PhD studies in the School of Arts Writing Program at Griffith University's Gold Coast campus. She has taught creative writing at Griffith University and at the Queensland University of Technology. She was associate editor of the Griffith Review from 2006-2008 and has been fiction editor for Wet Ink, the Magazine of New Writing.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 runner-up Overland Story Wine Prize For : ‘6pm Saturday Night’
2006 Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers $5,000 for fiction writing

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Atomic City Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 2013 Z1930806 2013 single work novel 'Jade, on the run from her past, arrives on the Gold Coast to forge a new identity and make her fortune. She recruits ′The Dealer′, a croupier with a shady past, to be her grifting partner and they embark on a series of scams targeting fellow swindlers -- Anthony, a self-important businessman, and PJ, an international conman.

Jade creates new selves and lodges herself deeper and deeper into the underbelly of Surfers Paradise. The Dealer soon realises he has more than met his match and wonders what exactly this mysterious, all-consuming femme fatale′s motivations are. Set in the dark shadows of the Gold Coast′s glittering high-rise strip, Atomic City is a wild rollercoaster ride of a story - a neo-noir tale of identity theft, subterfuge and new beginnings.' (Publisher's blurb)
2014 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year
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