Tim Winton is one of Australia’s foremost authors with a strong local and international reputation. Tim was born in Western Australia, where he still resides, and is the author of over twenty books, including novels, short stories, non-fiction and books for children. Tim decided he wanted to be a writer at the age of ten; today a world class writer, he is a fine example and inspiration for all young writers.
Four times winner of the Miles Franklin Award and twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Tim’s work continues to be critically admired and loved by Australian and international readers alike. Many of his best-loved works, including Cloudstreet, The Riders, Dirt Music and Lockie Leonard, have been adapted for film, television, radio and stage. Tim has a passion for theatre and debuted as a playwright in 2011.