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We are delighted to bring you an interview with Craig Silvey, Australian novelist and musician.

At 19 Silvey wrote his first novel, Rhubarb, published by Fremantle Press in 2004. Silvey's second novel, Jasper Jones was released in 2009 and won Indie Book of the Year Award 2009, Indie Book of the Year 2009 - Fiction, ABIA Book of the Year 2010, ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2010 and the 2009 WA Premier's Literary Award for Fiction. Jasper Jones was also shortlisted for the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2010 NSW Premier's Literary Award, Christina Stead Prize for fiction, 2010 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction and the 2011 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. Silvey’s new book The Amber Amulet has just hit the shelves.

Silvey is also the singer/songwriter for the indie/pop/rock band The Nancy Sikes.

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