Steven Carroll (born 1949) is an Australian novelist. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria and studied at La Trobe University. He has taught English at secondary school level, and drama at RMIT. He has been Drama Critic for The Sunday Age newspaper in Melbourne.
Steven Carroll is now a full-time writer living in Melbourne with his partner and their son.
|Commonwealth Writers' Prize||The Time We Have Taken, winner 2008, South-East Asia and South Pacific region|
|Miles Franklin Award||The Art of the Engine Driver, shortlisted 2002|
|The Gift of Speed, shortlisted 2005|
|The Time We Have Taken, winner 2008|
|Prime Minister's Literary Awards||A World of Other People, joint winner for fiction 2014|
|Prix Femina (France) Best Foreign Novel||The Art of the Engine Driver, shortlisted 2005|
- Carroll, Steven (1992). Remember me, Jimmy James.
- Momoko (1994), aka The Lovers' Room
- The Love Song of Lucy McBride (1998)
- The Art of the Engine Driver (2001)
- The Gift of Speed (2004)
- The Time We Have Taken (2007)
- Twilight in Venice (2008) [this is a substantially re-written and abridged version of The Love Song of Lucy McBride]
- The Lost Life: a Novel (2009)
- Spirit of Progress (2011)
- A World of Other People (2013)
Critical studies and reviews
- Allington, Patrick (September 2011). "Everyday profundity". Australian Book Review (334): 25–26. Review of Spirit of Progress.
- Interview with Deborah Bogle in "The Advertiser", 10 March 2007 
- Transcript of interview from the radio program "The Book Show", 20 June 2008 
- Podcast of interview with Louise Swinn, 20 July 2008 
- "Open Page with Steven Carroll". Australian Book Review (334): 68. September 2011.