Georgia Blain

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Georgia Blain (born 1964) is a contemporary Australian novelist, journalist and biographer.[1]

She is the daughter of journalist Anne Deveson and broadcaster Ellis Blain. Her first novel was Closed for Winter. Her most recent work is Births, Deaths and Marriages, a memoir of her childhood which has been short-listed for the Nita Kibble Literary Award.




  • Dark Water. Penguin, 2010
  • Closed for winter. Penguin, 1998
  • Candelo. Penguin, 1999
  • The Blind Eye. Penguin, 2003
  • Names for Nothingness. Picador, 2005

Collected stories[edit]

  • Blain, Georgia (2013). The secret lives of men. Brunswick: Scribe. 


  • Births Deaths Marriages: True tales. Vintage, 2008

Critical studies and reviews[edit]

  • O'Dea, Denise (April 2013). "None of a type". Australian Book Review 350: 23.  Review of The secret lives of men.


  1. ^ McGilvray, Annabel (29 March 2008). "The Face: Georgia Blain". The Australian. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 

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