Deborah Robertson

Deborah Robertson was born in Bridgetown, Western Australia, in 1959 and was a long-term resident of Fremantle. She studied at Curtin University, and began teaching in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Murdoch University. Proudflesh won the Steele Rudd Award for the best Australian short story collection in its year of publication, and her stories have been widely published at home and abroad. Her first novel, Careless, was shortlisted for a number of literary prizes including the Miles Franklin Award in 2007. Deborah now lives in Melbourne.

Books from this author


Miles Franklin Literary Award (Shortlisted 2007)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 1999)
Steele Rudd Award (Winner 1998)