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Robbie Arnott
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Robbie Arnott

Robbie Arnott’s acclaimed debut, Flames (2018), won a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist award and a Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prize, and was shortlisted for a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, a New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award, a Queensland Literary Award, the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction and the Not the Booker Prize. His follow-up, The Rain Heron (2020), won the Age Book of the Year award, and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the ALS Gold Medal, the Voss Literary Prize and an Adelaide Festival Award. He lives in Hobart.


Age: Good Weekend: ‘The bushland was draped in a shroud of extraordinary design’  
Age: Ambition? Nothing more grand than searching for kingfish with my dad     
LitHub: Megafires and Mass Extinction: Searching for Hope at the End of the Natural World (op-ed) 

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