Interview with
Lloyd Jones

Featured in

  • Published 20140204
  • 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?

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

If you are an educator or student wishing to access content for study purposes please contact us at griffithreview@griffith.edu.au

Share article

More from author

Afraid of waking it

FictionHE SET THE camera up by the wall in the space he used as his studio. It was one of the many rooms in...

More from this edition

An A-frame in Antarctica

EssayAHEAD WAS A peculiar vision. Black Island appeared to levitate above the Ross Ice Shelf. A shimmering dark lake had formed below it where...

Interview with
Cliff Fell

InterviewCliff Fell is a London-born poet, essayist, musician and book reviewer who settled in New Zealand in 1998. His two collections of poems are...

Amending the map

ReportageWE ALMOST FORGOT. The manicured gardens, the orderly course of the Avon River, the neat grid of streets – the very structure of this...

Stay up to date with the latest, news, articles and special offers from Griffith Review.