This gritty, sun drenched novel about friendship, loneliness and addiction is the winner of 2004 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award.
Julienne was born in 1970 and grew up in country New South Wales. She studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong and later at the University of Queensland where Road Story was completed as part of her PhD (Creative Writing). Julienne's work has been published in a variety of journals in Australia including TEXT, Mattoid and Verandah and has been broadcast on ABC radio. She now lives in Perth, where she is a lecturer in the Faculty of Media, Society and Culture at Curtin University of Technology. Julienne's website is http://au.geocities.com/julienne_vanloon/
Winner, 2004 The Australian/Vogel's Literary Award
Short-listed, WA Premier's Book Award, Fiction Award, 2006
Short-listed, Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best First Book Award, 2006
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