Authors » Caroline Caddy
Caroline Caddy was born in Perth, Western Australia, in 1944 and spent her childhood in the United States and Japan. Since then, she has lived much of her life in Western Australia, raised two children, published seven books of poetry, received national and state fellowships for creative writing, and won the WA Week Literary Award for Poetry and the National Book Council’s Banjo Award in 1992. Her work has been broadcast on ABC Radio National and appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Her later books have centred around cross cultural themes between Australia and China. She has written about and travelled to Antarctica with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions and is an expert in growing and producing olive oil.
Short listed, Adelaide Writer’s Festival John Bray Award, 2008
Short listed, Western Australian Literary Award, 2008
Winner, Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry, 2008
Winner, Western Australian Literary Award, 1992
Winner, National Book Council’s Banjo Award, 1992
Books available from Fremantle Press
Other Books by this Author
- Singing at Night
- Letters from the North
- Beach Plastic
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.