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Deborah Robertson


Deborah Robertson is a writer whose first book, Proudflesh, won the Steele Rudd Award for the best Australian short story collection in its year of publication.

Her debut novel, Careless, won the 2006 Colin Roderick Award and the 2007 Nita B. Kibble Award, and was longlisted for the Orange Prize and short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award in 2007. Her latest novel, Sweet Old World, was published by Vintage in March this year.

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