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Dennis Glover, the son of factory labourers, grew up in a town just like Factory 19. Educated at Monash and Cambridge universities, he has made a career as one of Australia’s leading speechwriters and political commentators. His first novel, The Last Man in Europe, was nominated for several literary prizes, including the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Factory 19 is his second novel.
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David Haskell is a professor of biology and environmental studies at the University of the South and a Guggenheim Fellow. The Forest Unseen (2012) won the 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies, The National Outdoor Book Award and the Reed Environmental Writing Award. Along with his scholarly research, Haskell has also published essays, op-eds and poetry.
Author photo by Katherine Lehman.
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James Boyce is the multi-award-winning author of Born Bad, 1835, Van Diemen’s Land and Losing Streak: How Tasmania Was Gamed by the Gambling Industry. 1835 won the Age Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, the Adelaide Festival Award for Literature, and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. Losing Streak was shortlisted for a Walkley Book …
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