Gregory Day

Gregory Day is a novelist, poet and musician from the Eastern Otways region of Victoria, Australia. He is also an essayist and literary critic. Gregory has published five novels and his work has won many prizes, including the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, the Elizabeth Jolley Prize, the Manly Artist Book Award and the Alfred Deakin Medal. His latest novel, A Sand Archive, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2019. In 2020 Gregory was awarded the Patrick White Prize, in recognition of his body of work, and in 2021 he won Australia’s most prestigious nature writing prize, the Nature Conservancy Award, for his essay, The Watergaw.

Words Are Eagles, a collection of Gregory’s writings on the nature and language of place, is to be published in July 2022, and his new novel, The Bell of The World, will be out in December 2022.