Gregory Day Gregory Day i(A1306 works by)
Born: Established: Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Writer, poet and musician Gregory Day has been based on the southwest coast of Victoria. His CD of songs about the construction of the Great Ocean Road, titled The Flash Road, was released in 2005. Day has divided his time between writing and working as a fishmonger and bookseller.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The 900s Have Moved Australian Book Review , January-February no. 368 2015 single work short story
2014 commended ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
The Neighbour's Beans Australian Book Review , October no. 335 2011 single work short story
2011 shortlisted ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
Ron McCoy's Sea of Diamonds : A Novel 2007 single work novel

'Ron McCoy lives an almost marsupial existence with his mother on the wild clifftop of the coastal town of Mangowak. He hunts and gathers while the town sleeps; he is acutely shy, but in the privacy of his imagination, fostered as it is by the oceanscape of his birth, all things are possible.

'When Roy's mother's health fails and they are forced to sell half their land, the subtle and not so subtle differences between old and new Australia come crashing in on them. What they bought for a song is now worth millions and the vultures are hovering...' (Publisher's blurb)

2008 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
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