Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett’s first novel Past the Shallows was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary award 2012 and also won the Dobbie Literary Prize and Newcomer of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards. Most recently she was awarded the Antarctic Arts Fellowship allowing her to travel to Antarctica to complete research for her latest novel When the Night Comes.

She currently lives in Victoria and is passionate about surfing and all things ocean.

Publications

Novels

  • Past the Shallows (2011). Published by Hachette Australia, Hodder (UK), Hoffman und Campe (Germany), Piper (Germany), Gran VIA (Italy), SIMON & SCHUSTER (USA)
  • When the Night Comes (2014). Published by Hachette Australia, Hodder (UK), Hoffman und Campe (Germany), Piper (Germany), PH Medier Publishing (Denmark), SIMON & SCHUSTER (USA)

Short Stories

  • 500 Miles – Frankie Magazine, August 2015
  • Lebanon – Something Special, Something Rare-Outstanding Short Stories by Aust. Women, 2015
  • Your Cabin, Your Home – Meanjin, May 2014
  • Lebanon – Best Australian Short Stories, 2013
  • Across the Bass Straight – Griffith Review Issue 39, March 2012
  • 54 Degrees South – Great Ocean Quarterly Issue 1, February 2012
  • No Man is an Island – Griffith Review Issue 35, October 2011
  • Izzy and Ona – Best Australian Short Stories, 2011
  • Milo and Otis – Amazing Dog Stories by Penguin Books, October 2011
  • Commuters Worst Nightmare– Short and Twisted Anthology, 2010
  • The Little Kingfisher – Island, January 2010
  • Sleeping with Giants – Sketch, January 2010
  • Waterproof, Lightweight, Good in Snow – Wet Ink Issue 16, September 2009

Awards and grants

Past the Shallows:

  • Winner of the Dobbie Literary Award 2012
  • Winner, Newcomer of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2012
  • Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2012
  • Shortlisted for the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012
  • Shortlisted, Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2012
  • Shortlisted, Literary Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards 2012
  • Shortlisted for the Independent Bookshop Awards 2012
  • Shortlisted for the ABA’s Bookseller’s Choice Award 2012

When the Night Comes

  • Shortlisted, Literary Fiction Book of the Year, Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2015
  • Shortlisted, Fiction, The Indie Books Awards 2015
  • Shortlisted, ALS Gold Medal 2015
  • Shortlisted, ABA’s Booksellers Choice Award 2015
  • Longlisted, Miles Franklin Award 2015

Grants and prizes

  • Recipient of the Antarctic Arts Fellowship 2013
  • Recipient of Arts Council of Australia Book2 Grant 2012
  • Shortlisted for the Varuna/Scribe New Australian Stories Anthology 2010
  • Shortlisted for the Varuna Publishing Fellowships 2009
  • Recipient of an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship 2009
  • Varuna Professional Development Residency 2008
  • Recipient of Hachette Livre/Queensland Writers Centre Manuscript Development Program 2008

Links

You can find out more about Favel Parrett at www.favelparrett.com.au and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Favel-Parrett-Author/146189278778592.