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Stephen Scourfield Biography  
   
In brief...

• A professional, fulltime writer and photographer since 1977. Author of fiction and non-fiction books and a widely experienced magazine and book editor. 
• Current books are Connected (essays and short stories), Other Country (novel) and Travel Etcetera: The World on Another Plane (travel essays).
• Spoken word fiction, The Lighthouse Keepers, aired on Australian radio.
• A work of fiction, Seeing the Country, was serialised in 2003 in a major morning newspaper in Australia.
• Photography included in books and high quality international calendar ranges. 
• Recipient of an international United Nations Peace Award for fairness in publishing work. 
• Travel Editor of The West Australian, writing and photographing internationally on countries and cultures. Australia’s Best Travel Writer, National Travel Industry Awards 2009, for an article on India. Winner of 2003 MEAA AJA Travel Report Prize for an article which gave a special insight into South African townships.
• Participant in writers’ festivals and experienced public speaker and interviewer, particularly on writing about landscape, cultures and photography. 
• His books have been approved by the English Teachers Association and accepted by the Education Department as part of curriculum. 
• Occasional lecturer on writing and photography, and guest author at young writers’ camps. 
• Twice a judge of Australia’s TAG Hungerford Award for Fiction. 
• Published poet, in anthologies. 
• Travelled extensively throughout Australia and developed a deep understanding of the continent’s human and geographic landscape. He has an acute understanding of Aboriginal culture.
• In fiction, represented by literary agents Jane Gregory and Co, London.
 
 

 

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