Authors » Paddy Roe
Paddy Roe was born in about 1912. He grew up on Roebuck Plains Station, near Broome in the north-west of Western Australia. He worked for many years as a drover and a windmill repairer throughout the Kimberley region. In spite of his reputation as a storyteller, Paddy Roe said that his greatest pleasure was making artefacts. He died in 2001.
Short listed, National Book Council Award, 1983
Winner, Western Australian Week Literary Award, 1985
Short listed, New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award, 1985
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.