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Patrick Holland grew up in outback Queensland, where he worked as a ringer. The Long Road of the Junkmailer was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best First Book. His second novel, The Mary Smokes Boys (Transit Lounge, 2012), was longlisted for the 2011 Miles Franklin Award and his first collection of short stories, The Source of the Sound (Salt, 2010), won the 2010 Scott Prize. His most recent work is a collection of travel essays, Riding the Trains in Japan: travels in the sacred and supermodern East (Transit Lounge, 2011).

The Long Road Of The Junkmailer
The Long Road Of T...
Patrick Holland

Winner 2005 Premier's Literary Award - Best Emerging Author

The Long Road of the Junkmailer (second edition)
The Long Road of t...
Patrick Holland

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize Best First Book, South-East Asia/South Pacific, 2007.