John Scott

Brief Biography

John Scott was born in Littlehampton, England, in 1948 and migrated to Australia in 1959. He grew up in Melbourne and attended Melbourne University. Scott has worked as a freelance writer for television and radio, including the "Auntie Jack Show" and "The Gary MacDonald Show".

His novels Before I Wake and The Architect were both shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award.


Blair 1988
What I Have Written 1993
Before I Wake 1996
The Architect 2001
Warra Warra 2003

From the Flooded City 1981
Smoking 1983
Selected Poems 1995

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