Tim Winton has published over twenty books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into many different 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). Active in the environmental movement, he is the Patron of the Australian Marine Conservation Society. He lives in Western Australia.
See the highlights from the 2018 Picador Showcase, held at London's Mail Rail Museum in February.
Sophie Jonathan, Senior Editor at Picador, has acquired Rights for acclaimed Australian writer Tim Winton’s new novel The Shepherd’s Hut.
Illustrator Chris Wormell on how he created the beautiful images that bring the landscape of Tim Winton's Island Home to life.
Brilliantly original cover designs, typography and finishes can all help to make a book jump out at you, and so we’ve compiled a small selection of some of our favourite and most unique covers from the past few months.
Short stories are often adapted into films: Annie Proulx's story 'Brokeback Mountain' became the film with Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal; there's Truman Capote's novella Breakfast at Tiffany's which is now more synonymous with Audrey Hepburn than the auth...
Following a recent visit to Brisbane and its many bookshops, I found myself becoming obsessed by Australian literature. In each novel, short story, or memoir that I read, there was something that fascinated me. Slowly, I realised just what had me so hooked. It was the way these writers used their...
Back in May, Tim Winton spoke to fellow author William Fiennes about his writing, including his latest novel Eyrie. It's a wonderful conversation to listen in on...
Tim Winton, whose latest novel Eyrie (pronounced 'airy') is out next week, talks to editor Sophie Jonathan about the book and his writing. He also reads from the book's opening – the best hangover scene since Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim.
Hannah Kent explains why a novel's landscape is so important to her as both a reader and a writer and shares her top ten picks of fictional landscapes.
There’s much excitement at Picador and beyond about the mini-series of CLOUDSTREET being screened on Sky Atlantic, starting this Saturday 7th January and running to Saturday 11th February.
Read an extract from Tim Winton's compelling new novel THE SHEPHERD'S HUT.
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by @timwintonauthor - 6 days ago
We are delighted to reveal the film tie-in cover for Tim Winton's award-winning novel BREATH. The fi...
by @timwintonauthor - 13 days ago
Praise for THE SHEPHERD'S HUT.
Posted by Penguin Books Australia.
by @timwintonauthor - 18 days ago
Thanks to everyone for coming out to meet Tim Winton to celebrate the release of THE SHEPHERD'S HUT ...
by @timwintonauthor - one month ago
THE SHEPHERD'S HUT is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw busines...