Authors » Philip Salom
Philip Salom is originally from WA but has lived in Melbourne for the last 10 years. His books include the internationally acclaimed Sky Poems and New and Selected Poems, A Cretive Life and Feeding the Ghost. His most recent book is The Well Mouth, a collection of voices from the underworld. His novels are Toccata and Rain (2005) and Playback (re-printed 2003). He has read as a guest writer in America, Canada, Britain, the former Yugoslavia, Italy, Singapore and New Zealand. He was a recent recipient (2006/2007) of an Australia Council major Writer’s Fellowship.
Winner, Commonwealth Poetry Prize for Best Overall Book in the British Commonwealth, 1981, 1987
Winner, Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, 1984, 1988, 1992
Winner, Newcastle Poetry Prize, 1996, 2000
Winner, Christopher Brennan Prize, 2004
Other Books by this Author
- The Projectionist
- The Silent Piano
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.