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Dr Rohan Wilson

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing

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Name
Dr Rohan Wilson
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Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Melbourne), Master or Arts (Creative Writing) (Research/Creative) (The University of Melbourne)

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Born and raised in Launceston, Tasmania, Rohan Wilson holds degrees and diplomas from the universities of Tasmania, Southern Queensland and Melbourne. He worked in the hospitality industry before moving to Japan in 2003 where he taught English for several years. For his masters thesis, Wilson focused on the conflicts between white settlers and Indigenous Australians in Tasmania. This in turn led to his writing of the Vogel award-winning novel The Roving Party In 2014, He published his second novel, To Name Those Lost, which went on to win the Victorian Premier’s Award for fiction, the Adelaide Festival Award, and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Award.

Publications


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Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Winner of the 2015 Victorian Premier's Award for Fiction for TO NAME THOSE LOST.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Winner of 2011 The Australian/Vogel Literary Prize for THE ROVING PARTY.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Winner of the 2016 Adelaide Festival Award for Fiction for TO NAME THOSE LOST.