Amanda Lohrey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Amanda Lohrey
Born (1947-04-13) 13 April 1947 (age 67)
Hobart, Tasmania
Occupation Novelist and academic

Amanda Frances Lillian Lohrey, (born 13 April 1947) is a writer, and novelist. She completed her education at the University of Tasmania before taking up a scholarship at the University of Cambridge. From 1988 to 1994 she lectured in writing and textual studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. Since 2002 she has held the position of lecturer in School of English, Media Studies and Art History at the University of Queensland in Brisbane.

Awards[edit]

The Miles Franklin Award
  • The Philosopher's Doll, 2005 longlisted
  • Camille's Bread, 1996 shortlisted
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
  • The Philosopher's Doll, 2006 longlisted[1]
Australian Literature Society Gold Medal
  • Camille's Bread, 1996 winner
Victorian Premier's Literary Award
  • Camille's Bread, 1996 winner of the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction
New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards
  • The Reading Group, 1998 shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction

Bibliography[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • The Morality of Gentlemen (1984)
  • The Reading Group (1988)
  • Camille's Bread (1995)
  • The Philosopher's Doll (2004)
  • Vertigo (2008)
  • Reading Madame Bovary (2010)

Essays[edit]

  • An essay in Secrets by Drusilla Modjeska, Amanda Lohrey, Robert Dessaix. Pan MacMillan, 1997
  • Reading Madame Bovary. The Best Australian Stories 2002, pp. 14 - 39. Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Groundswell: The Rise of the Greens Quarterly Essay 8. 2002 pp. 1 - 86. Black Inc/Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd
  • Writing The Morality of Gentlemen. Hecate, Vol. 30, 2004 pp. 193 - 200. Hecate Press
  • Enrolment Daze, The Monthly, No.7, November 2005
  • Celebrating the secular. Cultural Studies Review, Vol. 12, 2006 pp. 202 - 206 John Libbey & Company Pty Ltd
  • Voting for Jesus, Christianity and Politics in Australia. Quarterly Essay 22. 2006. Black Inc.
  • Green Christine, The Monthly, No.31, February 2008

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The 2006 longlist". IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Retrieved 2007-07-14.