Carrie Tiffany

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Carrie Tiffany (born 1965) is an English-born Australian novelist and former park ranger.


Tiffany was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire and migrated to Australia with her family in the early 1970s. She grew up in Perth, Western Australia. In her early twenties she worked as a park ranger in Central Australia.

She moved to Melbourne in 1988 where she began work as a writer, focusing mainly on agriculture. Tiffany took up writing fiction and completed a creative writing course. She completed a master's degree in Creative Writing at RMIT University and is working towards her doctorate at La Trobe University.[1]

Tiffany's debut novel, Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living, was a remarkable success on its release in 2005, winning several awards and shortlisted for some major awards, including the Miles Franklin Award and the Orange Prize.

Her second novel, Mateship with Birds, was published in 2012.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living
  • Mateship with Birds


  • Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2005) ISBN 0-330-42191-3
  • Mateship with Birds (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2012) ISBN 9781742610764
  • Exploded View (Text Publishing, 2019) ISBN 9781925773415


  1. ^ "Carrie Tiffany, Author/Agriculturalist Journalist". Booked Out Agency. Archived from the original on 1 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  2. ^ "First and foremost: Guardian First Book Award 2006". Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  3. ^ "The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction: Shortlist 2006". State Library of Australia. Archived from the original on 9 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  4. ^ "Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, Shortlist 2007, Wednesday 01 August 2007". Orange Prize. Archived from the original on 4 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-01.


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