Robert Drewe

Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne. He grew up and was educated in Western Australia where he took up journalism with the West Australian in 1961.

He was literary editor for the Australian from 1971 to 1974. He won the Walkley Award (Australia’s highest such award) for journalism in 1976 and 1981.

He currently lives in Sydney.


The water person and the tree person

FictionFOR SOME REASON, Andy Melrose's wife had recently started describing him in company as a ‘water person'. Perhaps this could sound summery and sporty to others, even vaguely sensual, but he wasn't sure she was suggesting that, not after...

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