Craig Silvey grew up on an orchard in the south of Western Australia. His work has been published internationally and the film rights to his novel Jasper Jones were sold to Australian director Rebecca O’Brien in 2012.
YALSA Printz Honor Award (Winner 2012)
Dublin IMPAC Literary Award (Shortlisted 2011)
Australian Book Industry Awards, Literary Book of the Year (Winner 2010)
Miles Franklin Literary Award (Shortlisted 2010)
Australian Independent Booksellers Book of the Year (Winner 2009)
Indie Book of the Year (Winner 2009)
Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist (Winner 2005)