|Born||Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|Notable works||The Roving Party|
|Notable awards||The Australian/Vogel Literary Award, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards|
He holds degrees and diplomas from the universities of Tasmania, Southern Queensland and Melbourne. In 2003 he travelled to Japan where he worked as an English teacher for several years. On returning to Australia with his wife and child, he completed his thesis, The Roving Party : Extinction Discourse in the Literature of Tasmania for his Master of Arts from the University of Melbourne.
His first novel, The Roving Party, won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript) in 2011 and was subsequently shortlisted for a number of Australian literary awards. His second novel, To Name Those Lost, won the author the 2016 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards — The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction.
- 2011 winner The Australian/Vogel Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript) — The Roving Party
- 2012 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards — UTS Award for New Writing — The Roving Party
- 2012 co-winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
- 2013 winner Tasmania Book Prizes — Margaret Scott Prize - The Roving Party
- 2015 winner Tasmania Book Prize — People's Choice Award — To Name Those Lost
- 2016 winner Victorian Premier's Literary Awards — The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction — To Name Those Lost
- Austlit - Rohan Wilson
- Wilson, Rohan David; Batman, John, 1801-1839 (2009), The roving party & extinction discourse in the literature of Tasmania, ISBN 978-1-74237-653-0CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
- Wilson, Rohan David (2011), The roving party, Allen & Unwin, ISBN 978-1-74237-653-0
- Wilson, Rohan David (2014), To name those lost, Crows Nest, NSW Allen & Unwin, ISBN 978-1-74331-832-4
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