Gail Jones

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Gail Jones (born 1955) is an Australian novelist and academic.

Early life and career[edit]

Gail Jones was born in Harvey, Western Australia and educated at the University of Western Australia. She is currently Professor of Writing in the Writing and Society Research School at the University of Western Sydney.

Awards[edit]

Five Bells

Sorry

  • Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Award, 2008
  • Shortlisted for Prime Minister's Literary Awards, 2008
  • Shortlisted for Nita Kibble Award 2008
  • Shortlisted for SA Premiers Fiction Prize 2008
  • Shortlisted for Victorian Premier’s Award 2008
  • Longlisted for Orange Prize (UK) 2008
  • Shortlisted for Prix Femina Etranger (France) 2008

Dreams of Speaking

Sixty Lights

Black Mirror

Fetish Lives

The House of Breathing

Bibliography[edit]

Novels

Short story collections

  • The House of Breathing (1992).
  • Fetish Lives (1997).

Critical works

These works have been widely translated. The languages include Italian, German, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Mandarin, Polish, Croatian and Czech.

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