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Matt Zurbo Matt Zurbo i(A33077 works by) (a.k.a. Matthew Zurbo)
Born: Established: 1967 Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Zurbo attended school in Melbourne and has worked as a comedian, a radio presenter and in the Otway Ranges in Victoria, harvesting tree ferns and regenerating temperate rainforest. He lives in Tasmania where he works at an oyster farm.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Matt Zurbo created a kids book project title 'Cielo : 365 Kids Books in 365 Days'. It is an ode to his baby daughter Cielo.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Hot Nights, Cool Dragons Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1141821 2004 single work novel young adult
2004 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
y separately published work icon Idiot Pride Ringwood : Puffin , 1997 Z104890 1997 single work novel young adult

'I look at her shadowed shape, her eyes lit by street light. There, in the hot summer dark. I have some thing, some self-thing. An idiot’s pride. And it has a power.

'A book about cruising and being on the run without going anywhere. Raw, honest and devoid of soapboxes. A good book for boys.'(Publication summary) 

1998 shortlist CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Older Readers
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