Authors » Wayne Ashton
Wayne Ashton was born to British and Pakistani parents in Karachi, leaving there at five, and then was brought up in many corners of the world, Chittagong, Paris, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Lagos, London, Perth and Sydney. His work spans painting, ink drawings and fiction. This includes: the highly acclaimed novel Under a Tin-Grey Sari; twelve solo exhibitions; many group shows; and three radio dramas. His paintings are in private collections Australia-wide, London, Delhi, Athens, Niagara Falls N.Y., and Auckland, and his radio drama for the ABC includes The Aunt, The Tasman Angel from Hell and The Oils and Mirrors of Dorothy Hoffkoff. He is currently working on new novel, The Equator.
Short listed, Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards, 2003
Winner, The Artbeat Literary Radio Drama Award, 1990
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Equator: A Novel 2010
- Equator ebook 2010
- Under a Tin-Grey Sari 2010
- Under a Tin-Grey Sari ebook 2010
From the Catalogue
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.