Tim Winton

Tim Winton

Tim Winton has published twenty-one books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-five languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian/Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). Active in the environmental movement, he is the Patron of the Australian Marine Conservation Society. He lives in Western Australia.


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Tim Winton on the Picador podcast

Tim Winton on the Picador podcast

Tim Winton, whose latest novel Eyrie (pronounced 'airy') is out next week, talks to editor Sophie Jonathan about the book and his writing. He also reads from the book's opening – the best hangover scene since Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim.