Trent Dalton is a feature writer for The Weekend Australian. His writing has seen him win numerous prizes for his journalism. With the publication of his first novel Boy Swallows Universe, this acclaim and awards have continued.
On our shelves:
- Romei, Stephen, 2019, 'Universe swallows boy. Trent Dalton opens up about the blending of life and fiction in his bestselling novel about a childhood shaped by a flawed people', The Weekend Australian Review, April 27-28, pp. 8-9.
- Frostick, James 2018, 'Trent Dalton, author, Boy Swallows Universe', The Weekend Edition, 6 September
- Dalton, Trent, 2018, 'Working with words', The Wheeler Centre, 18 June
- 'Dark past, Dazzling future, Q & A with Trent Dalton on his new book Boy Swallows Universe, 2018, Better Reading, July 3.
- Nichols, Claire, 2018, 'Debut writers series, Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe', RN The Book Show, 5 October. [Audio download 20:36]
- 'Boy Swallows Universe', 2019, Publisher's Weekly.
- Collee, John, 2018, 'Boy Swallows Universe review: Trent Dalton's novel is both profound and witty', The Sydney Morning Herald, August 23
- Gordon, Chris, 2018, 'Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton', Readings, 25 June
Reading group guide
- From HaperCollins: Boy Swallows Universe: Reading group guide
- Lucas, Janine, 2018, 'Houdini and the escapist', Townsville Bulletin, July 14
- Trent Dalton, 2019, Why I wrote 'Boy Swallows Universe', HarperCollins
- Garcia, Jocelyn, 2019, 'Ain't it glorious? Queensland Theatre to premiere Boy Swallows Universe', Brisbane Times, 25 May
- Harmon, Step, 2019, Boy swallows universe: Joel Edgerton and Trent Dalton team up for TV adaptation, The Guardian, 23 May
Australian Book Industry Association (ABIA)
- Trent Dalton takes top award at the ABIAs, The Wire, [Audio file: 2:25]
Reportage by Trent Dalton:
- Dalton, Trent, 2008, 'Scratch the surface: wonder years' Griffiths Review, #21, August