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Lia Hills Lia Hills i(A120697 works by) (a.k.a. Leanne Hills)
Born: Established:
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New Zealand,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

New Zealand born poet, novelist and translator Lia Hills re-located to Melbourne. She was the co-initiator of Moving Galleries, a haiku/rooku project released on Melbourne's public transport system in 2006.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2013 winner for 'Scarlet Alliance'

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Beginner's Guide to Living Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2009 Z1557459 2009 single work novel young adult 'Seventeen-year-old Will is in turmoil after the sudden death of his mother. His father drifts and his older brother, Adam, stays away from home. Isolated and angry, Will begins a search for the answers he craves. He uses his mum's old camera to document the experience and scrambles to find an idea for which he can live and die. And as if things weren't complicated enough, he falls for sixteen-year-old Taryn. His final exams are looming, but how will he get through the tangle of grief and philosophy, sex and love? (Publisher's blurb)
2010 shortlisted International Awards Children's Book Awards (NZ) Young Adult Fiction
2009 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Young Adults
2009 longlisted Inky Awards Gold Inky
2009 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Young Adult Book
2009 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Prize for Young Adult Fiction
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