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James Michael Bradley

James Bradley (born 15 May 1967) is an Australian novelist, South Australia

Background

  • He lives in Sydney with his partner, the novelist Mardi McConnochie

  • Career

    • His books include three novels and a book of poetry. His novels have been published internationally and won or been shortlisted for a number of major Australian literary awards, including The Age Fiction Book of the Year, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers PrizeCourier-Mail Book of the Year Award, the Aurealis Best Novel Award (Science Fiction category), the Adelaide Festival's National Fiction Award, the Fellowship of the Australian Writers Literature Award, the Australian National Book Council's 'Banjo' Award and the Kathleen Mitchell Literary Award. He was also one of The Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Australian Novelists in 1997 and 2000, and on 16 June 2008 The Resurrectionist was included as one of Richard & JudyBlur, a collection of writing by young Australian writers, and The Penguin Book of the Ocean.

      Bradley's novels explore both past and future. The first, Wrack explores questions about the nature of history and the imaginary

      origins of Australia, drawing together the story of the semi-mythical "Mahogany ShipThe Deep Field, is set in a dystopic near-future and tells the story of a love affair between a photographer and a blind palaeontologist. The third, The Resurrectionist, based loosely on the story of the Burke and Hare murders

      Bradley also writes as a critic, with reviews and articles appearing regularly in Australian newspapers and magazines, and blogs at City of Tongues and was named Australian Critic of the Year.

    Works

    • Paper Nautilus (1994)
    • Wrack (1997)
    • The Deep Field (1999)
    • The Resurrectionist (2006)

    Membership

    • Australian Society Authors.

    Connections

    • father: Michael
    • mother: Denise
    • Life partner: Mardi McConnochie
    James Michael Bradley
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    Born May 15, 1967
    (age 49)
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    • 2000
      University Adelaide
    • 2000
      University Adelaide
    • 2000
      University South Australia
    • 2000
      Australian Film television and Radio School

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