Robert Drewe

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Robert Drewe is one of Australia’s most prominent literary authors of fiction, nonfiction, and memoir. He has won many of Australian literature’s top prizes, and The Drowner made Australian literary history by winning the premier’s literary prize in every state. His books have also been adapted for the screen, theater, and radio, with Our Sunshine made into the film Ned Kelly, and The Shark Net and The Bodysurfers appearing on Australian and international television screens. Drewe has an honorary doctorate in literature from the University of Queensland, and an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Western Australia.

March 11: A Celebration of Literature and Ideas
March 13: Brevity is the Soul: Short Fiction

Robert Drewe’s trip is brought to you with the kind support of the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Embassy of Australia in Beijing.

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