Kim Scott

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Author biography
Kim Scott was born in 1957 in Perth and is a descendant of the Indigenous Noongar people. His second novel, Benang, won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards 1999, the Miles Franklin Award 2000 and the RAKA Kate Challis Award 2001. His latest novel, That Deadman Dance, won the 2011 Miles Franklin Award. He is currently based at Curtin University in Perth as Associate Professor, Indigenous Health.