At home with Tony Birch

06.09.2021 - By The Garret: Writers on writing

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Dr Tony Birch is an activist, historian and essayist. He is the author of three novels - 'The White Girl' (winner of the 2020 NSW Premier's Award for Indigenous Writing and shortlisted for the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Prize), 'Ghost River' (winner of the 2016 Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Indigenous Writing), and 'Blood' (shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award).

He is also the author of 'Shadowboxing' and four short story collections, 'Dark As Last Night', 'Father’s Day', 'The Promise' and 'Common People', as well as the poetry collection 'Whisper Songs'.

Tony appeared on The Garret in 2020 and spoke in-depth about The White Girl.

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