Biographies David Malouf (1934-)

David Malouf credit Conrad del Villar

David Malouf was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1934. In addition to various collections of poetry and short stories, Malouf has published nine novels, including The Great World (1990), which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize; Remembering Babylon (1993); and Ransom (2009). Malouf received the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the Age Book of the Year Award, and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. He was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in 1987, an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1989, and an Australian National Living Treasure in 1997. Malouf has taught English at the University of Queensland, the University of Sydney, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Sydney, Australia.

Audio Recordings of David Malouf

  • As part of Poetry in English at the Library of Congress, An evening of Australian poetry Vincent Buckley, David Malouf, and Les A. Murray reading their poems on April 21, 1980

Selected Works at the Library of Congress