Steven Carroll

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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.



Critical studies and reviews[edit]


  • Interview with Deborah Bogle in "The Advertiser", 10 March 2007 [1]
  • Transcript of interview from the radio program "The Book Show", 20 June 2008 [2]
  • Podcast of interview with Louise Swinn, 20 July 2008 [3]
  • "Open Page with Steven Carroll". Australian Book Review (334): 68. September 2011. 


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

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