The Boat

Awards and nominations

  • 2010: PEN/Malamud Award
  • 2009: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
  • 2009: Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction: Winner of the $100,000 (AUS) prize for "The Boat"
  • 2009: Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Australian Short Story Collection - Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Award
  • 2009: Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction: Shortlisted for The Boat
  • 2009: New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Book of the Year and UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing for The Boat
  • 2008: Dylan Thomas Prize for The Boat
  • 2008: National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" Award
  • 2008: Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award: Longlisted
  • 2007: Pushcart Prize
  • 2007: Michener-Copernicus Fellowship

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