Authors » Alice Nelson
Alice Nelson is a Perth-born writer who has spent several years living and studying abroad. She studied creative writing at the University of Western Australia and in the renowned Master’s program at the City University of New York in Manhattan. Her award-winning short fiction has appeared in journals such as Southerly and Westerly and she has been awarded residential fellowships at the Dorset Writers’ Colony in Vermont and at Varuna, the Writer’s House in the Blue Mountains. Alice’s first novel, The Last Sky was short listed for the prestigious The Australian/Vogel Literary Award in 2004 and won the 2006 T A G Hungerford Award.
Winner, Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year, 2009
Short listed, Barbara Jefferis Award for Literature, 2009
Winner, T A G Hungerford Award, 2006
Short listed, The Australian / Vogel Award, 2004
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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.