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Brian Castro is the author of the prize-winning Australian classic Shanghai Dancing, and recipient of the 2014 Patrick White Literary Award. His novels include The Garden Book and The Bath Fugues, both shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and Street to Street, loosely based on the life of the poet Christopher Brennan. His most recent work, a verse novel titled Blindness and Rage, won the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Mascara Avant-garde Award for Fiction. He is Professor of Creative Writing at Adelaide University.
…one of the most exacting, yet rewarding of Australian novelists, and when the mood is on him, one of the most amusing as well.Peter Pierce, The Age
‘Q & A with novelist Brian Castro’, 2009. Castro speaks about writing and Shanghai Dancing. Produced by Kaya Press.
‘The Wordshed – Brian Castro, Writing in fragments’, 2008. Produced by the Johanna Featherstone and the Red Room Company on behalf of the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney.