Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne in 1939. He is the author of eleven works of fiction, including Tamarisk Row, The Plains, InlandBarley PatchA History of Books, A Million Windows, and Border Districts, and a collection of essays, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs. He is a recipient of an Emeritus Fellowship from the Australia Council, the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Adelaide Festival Literature Award for Innovation and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award.

Gerald Murnane online archive.

The Paris Review: ‘Scenes from Gerald Murnane’s Golf Club’.

The Sydney Review of Books: ‘The Still-Breathing Author’, an address by Gerald Murnane.


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