Robert Hillman

Robert Hillman

Biography

Robert Hillman is a Melbourne-based writer of over 60 works of fiction and non-fiction. His autobiography, The Boy in the Green Suit, won the Australian National Biography Award for 2005. His 2007 biography, My Life as a Traitor, written with Zarah Ghahramani, appeared in numerous overseas editions and was short-listed for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards in 2008. His first collaboration with Najaf Mazari, The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif (2008), grew out of an abiding interest in the hardships and triumphs of refugees and was a bestseller, now being optioned for a film. He further collaborated with Najaf on The Honey Thief (2011), a beautifully told collection of modern Afghan fables. In 2013, Robert’s biography, Gurumul: His Life and Music (2013) was released to great acclaim. Robert has collaborated with Les Twentyman to bring us The Mouth the Roared. www.roberthillmanauthor.com

All sessions by Robert Hillman

The Mouth That Roared

18 Jun 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Supper Room
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