Interview with
Lloyd Jones

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  • Published 20140129
  • ISBN: 9781922182241
  • Extent: 300 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Lloyd Jones is an award-winning writer of fiction whose work includes the short fiction collection Swimming to Australia (Victoria University Press, 1991), the memoir A History of Silence (Text, 2013) and the novel Mister Pip (John Murray, 2007), which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Lloyd co-edited Griffith REVIEW 43 with Julianne Schultz and commissioned the writers that appear in its pages. In this interview he speaks about the inspiration behind ‘Pacific Highways.’

You commissioned the writers in Griffith REVIEW 43. How did you go about that process – what kind of writers, themes and ideas did you feel were important to include?

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