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Tim Winton
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Tim Winton has published twenty-nine books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia.

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'Winton remains one of the finest place-painters in Australian literature.'

Jamie Hanson, The Guardian

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Designing The Shepherd's Hut

Tim Winton on that cover.

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The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton

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Eyrie by Tim Winton: an inspired book club selection.

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Tim Winton fan questions

The Cloudstreet author answers his fans’ Facebook questions.

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Cloudstreet book club notes

Make your next reading group session one to remember with Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet.

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New novel from Tim Winton

Tim Winton’s new novel The Shepherd’s Hut acquired by Penguin Random House Australia (ANZ)

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The Shepherd’s Hut book club notes

Explore Tim Winton’s themes of lost boys and toxic masculinity with your book club.

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2019 Voss Literary Prize

​Tim Winton has won the 2019 Voss Literary Prize for his novel The Shepherd's Hut.

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Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Cloudstreet

Tim Winton and his publisher Nikki Christer reflect on 30 years of Cloudstreet.