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Gillian (Margaret) Rubinstein (1942-) Biography - Personal, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Addresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations

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(Lian Hearn)

Agent—Caroline Lurie, Australian Literary Management, 2-A Armstrong St., Middle Park, Victoria 3206, Australia.

London School of Economics, London, England, research assistant, 1964-65; Greater London Council, London, administrative officer, 1965-66; Tom Stacey Ltd., London, editor, 1969-71; freelance journalist and film critic, 1971-74; freelance writer, 1986—. Writer-in-residence, Magpie Theatre, 1989, English School Foundation School, Hong Kong, 1998. Member, Australia Fund Literature Council, 1995-98; guest speaker at writer's festivals.

Australian Society of Authors, National Book Council (Australia).

Gillian Rubinstein

FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Space Demons, (novel), Omnibus/Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1986, Dial Books (New York, NY), 1988.

Melanie and the Night Animal, Omnibus/Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1988.

Answers to Brut, Omnibus/Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1988.

Beyond the Labyrinth, (novel), Hyland House (Melbourne, Australia), 1988, Orchard (New York, NY), 1990.

Skymaze, Omnibus/Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1989, Orchard (New York, NY), 1991.

Flashback, the Amazing Adventures of a Film Horse, Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1990.

At Ardilla, Omnibus (Adelaide, Australia), 1991.

Keep Me Company, illustrated by Lorraine Hannay, Penguin (Adelaide, Australia), 1991.

Squawk and Screech (chapter book), illustrated by Craig Smith, Omnibus (Adelaide, Australia), 1991.

Dog in, Cat Out, illustrated by Ann James, Omnibus (Adelaide, Australia), 1991.

Mr. Plunkett's Pool (picture book), illustrated by Terry Denton, Mark Macleod/Random House (Milson's Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1992.

Galax-Arena, Hyland House (Melbourne, Australia), 1992, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1995.

The Giant's Tooth (chapter book), illustrated by Craig Smith, Viking (Ringwood, Victoria, Australia), 1993.

Foxspell, Hyland House (Melbourne, Australia), 1995, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

Jake and Pete (chapter book), illustrated by Terry Denton, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1995.

Peanut the Pony Rat (chapter book), Heinemann (London, England), 1995.

Shinkei, Omnibus (Adelaide, Australia), 1995.

Sharon, Keep Your Hair On!, illustrated by David Mackintosh, Random House (New York, NY), 1996.

Witch Music (collected short stories), Hyland House (Melbourne, Australia), 1996.

Annie's Brother's Suit (collected short stories), Hyland House (Melbourne, Australia), 1996.

Jake and Pete and the Stray Dogs (chapter book), Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1997.

Under the Cat's Eye: A Tale of Morph and Mystery (novel), illustrated by Victor Lee, Hodder Headline (Sydney, Australia), 1997, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1998.

The Fairy's Wings, illustrated by Craig Smith, Penguin (Ringwood, Victoria, Australia), 1997, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1998.

Pure Chance (junior novel), Walker Books (London, England), 1998.

Hurray for the Kafe Karaoke, illustrated by David Mackintosh, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1998.

The Mermaid of Bondi Beach, illustrated by Anna Pignataro, Hodder Children's (Rydalmere, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Jake and Pete and the Catcrowbats, illustrated by Terry Denton, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Ducky's Nest, illustrated by Terry Denton, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.

Jake and Pete and the Magpie's Wedding, illustrated by Terry Denton, Random House (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 2000.

Terra Farma (sequel to Galax-Arena), Viking (Ringwood, Victoria, Australia), 2001.

Prue Theroux: The Cool Librarian, illustrated by David Mackintosh, Random House Australia (Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia), 2001.

The Whale's Child, Hodder Headline (Sydney, Australia), 2002.

NOVELS; "TALES OF THE OTORI" SERIES; UNDER PSEUDONYM LIAN HEARN

Across the Nightingale Floor, Riverhead Books (New York, NY), 2002.

Grass for His Pillow, Riverhead Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Brilliance of the Moon, Riverhead Books (New York, NY), 2004.

Books in the trilogy have been translated into numerous languages.

PLAYS

New Baby, produced at Magpie Theatre, 1989.

Alice in Wonderland (adaptation of the book by Lewis Carroll), produced at Magpie Theatre, 1989.

Melanie and the Night Animal (adaptation of Rubenstein's book), produced at Patch Theatre, 1990.

Paula, produced at Patch Theatre, 1992.

Galax-Arena, (adaptation of Rubenstein's book), produced at Patch Theatre, then Adelaide Festival Centre Trust, 1994.

Wake Baby, produced at Queensland Festival of Early Childhood, 1996.

Jake and Pete, (adaptation of Rubenstein's book), produced in Sydney, Australia, 1997.

Each Beach, produced at Adelaide Festival Centre, 1997.

Moon Play, produced in Nagoya, Japan, 2004.

OTHER

(Compiler) After Dark, Omnibus/Penguin, 1988.

(Compiler) Before Dawn, Omnibus/Penguin, 1988.

Contributed short stories to anthologies including After Dark, State of the Heart, Dream Time, Bizarre, Landmarks, The Pattern Maker, and Celebrate, and to periodicals including Magpies, Literacy for the New Millennium, Island, and Australian.

Space Demons was adapted for the stage by Richard Tulloch and produced in Australia, 1989. Film rights to the "Tales of the Otori" novels were sold to Universal Pictures, and the series was recorded as an audiobook released by Highbridge Audio.

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