2024 Festival:
October 21–27

James Bradley


JAMES BRADLEY is a writer and critic. His books include the novels WrackThe Deep FieldThe ResurrectionistClade, and Ghost Species; a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus; and The Penguin Book of the Ocean. Alongside his books, James has an established career as an essayist and reviewer, whose work has appeared in many publications, including The GuardianThe MonthlySydney Review of BooksTimes Literary SupplementMeanjin, and Griffith Review. His fiction has won or been shortlisted for a wide range of Australian and international literary awards, and his essays and articles have been shortlisted twice for the Bragg Prize for Science Writing and nominated for a Walkley Award. In 2012, he won the Pascall Award for Australia’s Critic of the Year. He is currently an Honorary Associate at the Sydney Environment Centre at the University of Sydney.

2024 Reading List: