Robert Drewe

Robert Drewe


Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne but grew up on the West Australian coast, the setting for his memoirs The Shark Net and Montebello. His many novels include The Drowner, The Savage Crows, A Cry in the Jungle Bar, Grace, Our Sunshine and Fortune, which won the National Book Council’s prize for fiction, and the short-story collections The Bodysurfers, The Rip and The Bay of Contented Men, which won a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the best book in Australasia and South-East Asia.

His latest books are The Beach: An Australian Passion, published for the National Library of Australia, and The Local Wildlife and Swimming to the Moon, collections of his humorous columns in The Age and The West Australian, and the novel Whipbird.

All sessions by Robert Drewe

BOOK LAUNCH: Watermark

07 Apr 2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mulubinba Room, City Hall

When the Past and Present Collide

08 Apr 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Playhouse, Hunter Street

Blood Ties

08 Apr 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Concert Hall, City Hall