|Genre||Long-form journalism, adult literary fiction|
|Notable works||Boy Swallows Universe|
Dalton works as a staff writer for The Weekend Australian and previously for The Courier-Mail. In 2018 he published Boy Swallows Universe through 4th Estate, which has been longlisted for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award.
- 2019: Winner: ABIA Book of the Year Boy Swallows Universe
- 2019: Winner: Literary Fiction Book of the Year Boy Swallows Universe
- 2019: Winner: The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year Boy Swallows Universe
- 2019: Winner: Audio Book of the Year Boy Swallows Universe (Narr. Stig Wemyss)
Indie Book Awards
- 2019: Winner: Debut fiction Boy Swallows Universe
- Dalton, Trent (May 2019). Boy Swallows Universe. Harper Collins Publ. UK. ISBN 9780008319250.
- "Trent Dalton: Why I Wrote Boy Swallows Universe". HarperCollins Australia. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
- "Trent Dalton", profile, The Australian
- " 'We just knew him as Slim ... we didn't know he escaped from Boggo Rd prison' " by Fiona Purdon, The Courier-Mail, 29 June 2018
- "Boy Swallows Universe". HarperCollins Australia. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
- "Miles Franklin 2019 longlist announced". Books+Publishing. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
- Reading, Better. "Awards, Oprah and a TV Deal: Success Continues for Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe". BETTER READING. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
- Jefferson, arts editor Dee (3 May 2019). "First-time novelist wins Book of Year for suburban coming-of-age saga Boy Swallows Universe". ABC News. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
- "'Boy Swallows Universe' wins Book of the Year at 2019 Indie Book Awards". Books+Publishing. 19 March 2019. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
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