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Delia Falconer's prize-winning short stories have appeared in many publications, including The Age, Australian Love Stories, Picador New Writing, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature, The Penguin Century of Australian Stories, The Penguin Best Australian Short Stories, and various editions of The Best Australian Essays and The Best Australian Stories. Her critical work appears in the Australian Literary Review, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, and the Age, and is regularly featured in international online digest sites such as 3 Quarks Daily and Arts and Letters Daily.
Her first novel, The Service of Clouds, was a critically acclaimed best-seller, and both it and her second novel, The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers (republished in paperback as The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers and Selected Stories), were shortlisted for major Australian and international awards, including the Miles Franklin and Commonwealth Prize. She has won several awards, including the Independent's Young Writer of the Year Award (in 1992), first prize in the Island Essay Competition (in 1994), and the HQ/Joop! Short Story Competition.
Falconer has given writing workshops and taught creative writing at RMIT and worked as a lecturer in Creative Practice at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is also the editor of The Best Australian Stories (2008 and 2009), and The Penguin Book of the Road, an anthology of Australia's 'road writing'.
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- 2009: 2