Julian Randolph Stow was born in Geraldton, Western Australia, in 1935. He majored in French and English at the University of Western Australia and lectured in English Literature at the universities of Adelaide, Western Australia and Leeds. As well as producing fiction and poetry, he wrote libretti for music theatre works by Peter Maxwell Davies. Randolph Stow died in 2010.
Patrick White Award (Winner 1979)
Miles Franklin Literary Award (Winner 1958)