Wilson, Rohan

Rohan Wilson leads a sensible life of a man who knew the peaks and troughs of youth too well and learned his lesson. He met his wife in Japan and counts his blessings for his good fortune. They have a son who loves games and books and the crusts off his bread. They lived for several years in Launceston, Tasmania and currently reside in Brisbane, Queensland. Rohan holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne. His first book The Roving Party won the 2011 Vogel Award.

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Book reviews

Daughter of bad times

To Name Those Lost


The Roving party

  • Rohan Wilson, author of The Roving Party answers Ten Terrifying Questions, from the Booktopia Blog, May 16, 2011. Includes a clip of the announcement of the Vogel Award for The Roving Party.
  • The Wheeler Centre, 2011, 'The Roving Party' - with multiple links to reviews and reports
  • Wilson, Rohan, 2019, Working with words: Rohan Wilson. Brisbane-based novelist Rohan Wilson talks J.D. Salinger, unsung Australian fiction gems and forming daily writing habits. The Wheeler Centre, 29 April

The following link is to Rohan Wilson's Masters Research Thesis, submitted to the Arts- School of Culture and Communication at The University of Melbourne (2009).  It is available as an open access document for viewing, or you can download it as a PDF.  It contains an extensive bibliography of the resources Wilson has used in the writing of his book.

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