Tony Birch


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Tony Birch is the author of Ghost River, which won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing and Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. He is also the author of Shadowboxing and three short story collections, Father’s Day, The Promise and Common People. In 2017 he was awarded the Patrick White Literary Award. Tony is a frequent contributor to ABC local and national radio and a regular guest at writers’ festivals. He lives in Melbourne and is a Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University.

Average rating: 4.03 · 2,821 ratings · 468 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blood

3.92 avg rating — 581 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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The White Girl

4.23 avg rating — 318 ratings3 editions
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Ghost River

3.78 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Shadowboxing

4.07 avg rating — 292 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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Common People

3.86 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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The Promise

3.74 avg rating — 149 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Father's Day

3.84 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2009
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Broken Teeth

3.33 avg rating — 30 ratings
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Spirit in the Night / Sweet...

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