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Bruce Pascoe

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Bruce Pascoe teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and editor. He now lives in Gipsy Point in Victoria.

His books include the short story collections Night Animals (1986) and Nightjar (2000); the novels Fox (1988), Ruby Eyed Coucal (1996), Ribcage (1999), Shark (1999), Earth (2001), and Ocean (2002); historical works Cape Otway: Coast of Secrets (1997) and Convincing Ground (2007); and children’s titles Foxies in a Firehose (2006) and Seahorse (2015). His numerous literary awards and accolades include the Prime Minister’s 2013 Young Adult Book of the Year Award for Fog a Dox (2012), the NSW Premier’s 2016 Book of the Year Award (and co-winner of the Indigenous Writers’ Prize) for the critically acclaimed Dark Emu (2014), and a shortlist in the CBCA’s Younger Readers 2017 Book of the Year Award for Mrs Whitlam (2016).

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