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Dorothy Johnston (born 1948) is an Australian author of both crime and literary fiction. She has published novels, short stories and essays.
Born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Johnston trained as a teacher at the University of Melbourne and later worked as a researcher in the education field. She lived in Canberra from 1979 to 2008, and currently lives in Ocean Grove, Victoria (Australia). She is a former President of Canberra PEN and a founding member of the Seven Writers' Group.
- 1987 - shortlisted Miles Franklin Award for 'Ruth
- 1988 - highly commended ABC / ABA Bicentennial Literary Award for Maralinga, My Love
- 1998 - shortlisted Miles Franklin Award for One for the Master
- 2001 - joint winner ACT Book of the Year for The Trojan Dog
- 2001 - highly commended Davitt Award for The Trojan Dog
- Tunnel Vision (1984)
- Ruth (1986)
- Maralinga, My Love (1988)
- One for the Master (1997)
- The Trojan Dog (2000)
- The White Tower (2003)
- The House at Number 10 (2005)
- Eden (2007)
- Through a Camel's Eye (2016) - first in her Sea-change Mystery series
- "The Boatman Of Lake Burley Griffin", published in Canberra Tales: Stories (1988) (reprinted as The Division of Love: Stories, 1995); Below the Water Line (1999) and The Invisible Thread, A Hundred Years of Words (2012)
- "A Christmas Story", published in Motherlove (1996)
- "Two Wrecks", published in Best Australian Stories (2008) and Best Australian Stories: A Ten-year Collection (2011)
- "Quicksilver's Ride", published in Best Australian Stories (2009)
- "Female Sleuths And Family Matters: Can Genre and Literary Fiction Coalesce?", published in Australian Book Review (2000)
- "A Script With No Words", published in HEAT New Series 1 (2001)
- "Disturbing Undertones", published in The Griffith Review (2007)
- "But when she was bad...", published in The Australian Literary Review (2008)
- "The sounds of silence", published in The Age (2009)
- "Fiction's ever present danger", published in Spectrum (January 2011)
- Johnston, Dorothy (1948 - ) (Australian Women's Archive Project) Accessed: 4 February 2007
- "Leaving literary Canberra", published in The Canberra Times 12 January 2008
- Randall, D'arcy "Seven Writers And Australia's Literary Capital", published in Republics of Letters: Literary Communities In Australia, Peter Kirkpatrick and Robert Dixon (Eds.) Sydney University Press, 2012, p205-216.
- "ACT Book of the Year Winners". ACT Virtual Library. Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
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