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Leah Swann Leah Swann i(A137432 works by)
Gender: Female
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Leah Swann has worked as a public relations manager, journalist and speechwriter.

She lives in Melbourne with her family.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 winner Overland Story Wine Prize For: 'That Inward Eye'

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Sheerwater Sydney South : HarperCollins Australia , 2020 18565110 2020 single work novel

'Ava and her two young sons, Max and Teddy, are driving to their new home in Sheerwater, hopeful of making a fresh start in a new town, although Ava can't but help keep looking over her shoulder. They're almost at their destination when they witness a shocking accident - a light plane crashing in the field next to the road. Ava stops to help, but when she gets back to the car, she realises that somewhere, amongst the smoke, fire and confusion, her sons have gone missing...

'From a substantial new Australian writing talent, Sheerwater is tense, emotional, unforgettable. Perfect for readers of Mark Brandi's Wimmera and Stephanie Bishop's The Other Side of the World, this is a beautifully written, propulsive, gut-wrenching and unputdownable novel - an aching, powerful story of the heroic acts we are capable of in the name of love.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 winner Davitt Award Best Debut
2021 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2021 longlisted Indie Awards Debut Fiction
That Inward Eye 2014 single work short story
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 217 2014; (p. 61)
2014 winner Overland Story Wine Prize
y separately published work icon Irina the Wolf Queen Sydney : Xoum , 2012 Z1908522 2012 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'Kidnapped at birth, raised by a she-wolf, then taken in by a kind farmer and his wife, Irina is no ordinary foundling. She is a princess, the long-lost daughter of King Harmon and Queen Chloe of Ragnor, and in the coming days of battle, could it be that a princess with the courage of a warrior and the instincts of a wolf is exactly what is needed?' (Publisher's blurb)
2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Children's Division Best Children's Fiction (Told Primarily Through Words)
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