Madelaine Dickie

Madelaine Dickie has been writing since she was seven. Her first novel, Troppo, was published by Fremantle Press in 2016. It won the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award and was shortlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award and Barbara Jefferis Award. Red Can Origami is her second novel. It was written on Balangarra country, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, and at Youkobo Art Space in Tokyo, Japan. Madelaine loves to travel. A surf obsession has led her from Spain’s Mundaka to Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, to little-known waves in the Dominican Republic. She is studying Spanish and speaks Indonesian. Madelaine currently lives in Exmouth, WA.

Books from this author

Red Can Origami


Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship (Shortlisted 2020)
Western Australian Writer’s Fellowship, WA Premier’s Book Awards (Shortlisted 2019)
Barbara Jefferis Award (Shortlisted 2018)
Dobbie Literary Award (Shortlisted 2018)
City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award (Winner 2014)