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Gerald Murnane
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Gerald Murnane

Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne in 1939. He has been a primary teacher, an editor and a university lecturer. His debut novel, Tamarisk Row (1974), was followed by nine other works of fiction, including The Plains now available as a Text Classic, and most recently A Million Windows. In 1999 Murnane won the Patrick White Award and in 2009 he won the Melbourne Prize for Literature. He lives in western Victoria.

Paris Review attends the ‘Another World in this One’ Murnane symposium 
Sydney Review of Books: Gerald Murnane’s conference paper from the Murnane symposium 
New York Times: Is the Next Nobel Laureate in Literature Tending Bar in a Dusty Australian Town? 
Guardian: Gerald Murnane: one of Australia's greatest writers you may never have heard of. 
Australian: Writer Gerald Murnane and his private world in Goroke, Victoria ($) 
El Pais (Español)


ABC TV, 7.30 Report, May 2018
 3:AM Magazine, April 2015
Triple R News, September 2014
Sydney Review of Books
 with Ivor Indyk, June 2014
Sydney Review of Books with Luke Carman, April 2018
Australian, October 2009
NPR, This American Life, September 2017

Listen to Gerald Murnane’s spoken word album, Words in Order on Soundcloud  

Titles byGerald Murnane
  • The Plains
    The Plains
    Gerald Murnane
  • Something for the Pain
    Something for the Pain
    Gerald Murnane
  • A Lifetime on Clouds
    A Lifetime on Clouds
    Gerald Murnane
  • The Plains
    The Plains
    Gerald Murnane