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Greg Bastian Greg Bastian i(A14948 works by) (a.k.a. Gregory Kenneth Bastian)
Born: Established: 1951 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Greg Bastian has written fiction for adults and children. He has also taught writing, and worked as a manuscript assessor.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Children s literature (for under 12 years)
2003 Asialink Literature Residency Program for a residency as writer-in-residence at Sogang University, Seoul

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Goldseekers Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 2006 Z1276819 2006 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction 'In the mid-1850s, Australia is in the grip of gold fever. Kidnapped from their homeland, Miju and her older brother, Chung-Kai, work on the goldfields of New South Wales to save for their passage home. Their friend, Sam, and his father, Bill, are also trying their luck at the diggings ... In the dead of the night, a group of men raid the Celestial camp where Miju and Chung-Kai live with the other Chinese and Korean miners. Left with only a few possessions and their puppy, Ah-Poo, Miju and Chung-Kai's hopes of returning home are ruined. Sam is appalled by what he has witnessed and vows to help his friends get back their savings.' (Source: Back cover)
2007 shortlisted Children's Peace Literature Award
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