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.
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.
Thank you to Class 5C from Beaumont Road Public School for sharing this artwork inspired by BLUEBACK...
by @timwintonauthor - one month ago
We are thrilled to announce Tim Winton’s new novel THE SHEPHERD’S HUT is to be published in Australi...
by @timwintonauthor - 2 months ago
The stunning new editions of Tim Winton’s autobiographical trilogy are now available in paperback > ...
THE BOY BEHIND THE CURTAIN is available for the first time in a stunning paperback edition.
by @timwintonauthor - 3 months ago
LAND'S EDGE: A COASTAL MEMOIR is now available in a beautiful new paperback edition.
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by @timwintonauthor - 5 months ago
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