Background Information / Further Reading
- Order of Australia
Thomas Keneally was awarded the Order of Australia in 1983 for his services to Australian Literature.
- The Booker Prize
Keneally has been short-listed for the Booker Prize on 4 occasions: in 1972 for The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Gossip from the Forest in 1975, and Confederates in 1979, before winning the prize in 1982 with Schindler's Ark.
- The Miles Franklin Award
Keneally has won the Miles Franklin Award twice with Bring Larks and Heroes(1967) and Three Cheers for the Paraclete(1968).