Literary Agent

Garry Disher
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Garry Disher has a BA from Adelaide University, an MA from Monash University and a Dip. Ed. from La Trobe University.

In 1978 he was awarded a fellowship to the creative writing school at Stanford University in California. On his return to Australia he taught creative writing part-time, becoming a full-time writer at the end of 1987. He has now written over 40 books, many of which have been translated. His works include literary, crime and children/young adult novels and story collections, history texts, anthologies and writers’ handbooks.

Garry’s novel The Sunken Road was nominated for the Booker Prize. He is twice the winner of the German Crime Fiction Award. The Bamboo Flute won the CBC Children’s Book of the Year Award. The Divine Wind was the winner of the Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature, and has sold over 100,000 copies in Australian and foreign editions.

Garry’s most recent book is BITTER WASH ROAD, published by Text Publishing.

Garry lives on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.

Selected Publications
  • Bitter Wash Road (2013)
  • Blood Moon (2013)
  • Chain of Evidence (2013)
  • Kittyhawk Down (2013)
  • Port Vila Blues (2013)
  • Whispering Death (2013)
  • Writing Fiction (2013)
  • Wyatt (2013)
  • The Divine Wind (2013)
  • The Fallout (2013)
  • Play Abandoned (2011)
  • The Wyatt Butterfly (2010)
  • Snapshot (2005)
  • Two-Way Cut (2004)
  • Eva’s Angel (2003)
  • Maddie Finn (2002)
  • Moondyne Kate (2001)
  • Past The Headlands (2001)
  • Your Friend Louis Deane (2000)
  • The Dragon Man (1999)
  • The Stencil Man (1998)
  • Straight Bent & Barbara Vine (1997)
  • The Apostle Bird (1997)
  • The Half Dead (1997)
  • Walk Twenty Run Twenty (1996)
  • The Sunken Road (1996)
  • Blame The Wind (1995)
  • Good one, Erm (1995)
  • Restless (1995)
  • Crosskill (1994)
  • Switchcat (1994)
  • Ratface (1993)
  • Paydirt (1992)
  • The Bamboo Flute (1992)
  • Flamingo Gate (1991)
  • Kickback (1991)
  • Below The Waterline ()
  • Deathdeal ()