AustLit logo
Alice Robinson Alice Robinson i(A132937 works by)
Gender: Female
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

BiographyHistory

Alice Robinson is a Melbourne writer. Her work reflects her interest in literature, history, ecocriticism, maps, ‘wilderness' and urbanisation.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Glad Shout South Melbourne : Affirm Press , 2019 15410416 2019 single work novel

'After a catastrophic storm destroys Melbourne, Isobel flees to higher ground with her husband and young daughter. Food and supplies run low, panic sets in and still no help arrives. To protect her daughter, Isobel must take drastic action.

'The Glad Shout is an extraordinary novel of rare depth and texture. Told in a starkly visual and compelling narrative, this is a deeply moving homage to motherhood and the struggles faced by women in difficult times.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 joint winner APA Book Design Awards Designers’ Choice Cover of the Year
2020 shortlisted Colin Roderick Award
2020 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Literary Fiction Book designed by Jenny Grigg
2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2019 winner Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction
y separately published work icon Anchor Point South Melbourne : Affirm Press , 2015 8354657 2015 single work novel

'When her mother disappears into the bush, ten-year-old Laura makes an impulsive decision that will haunt her for decades. Despite her anger and grief, she sets about running the house, taking care of her younger sister, and helping her father clear their wild acreage to carve out a farm.

'But gradually they realise that while they may own the land, they cannot tame it – nor can they escape their past.

'Anchor Point is an eloquent and arresting Australian novel no reader will easily forget.' (Publication summary)

2016 longlisted The Stella Prize
Last amended 4 Aug 2020 11:22:37
Other mentions of "" in AustLit:
    X