Christos Tsiolkas

Christos Tsiolkas

Christos Tsiolkas is the author of the novels Loaded (1995), The Jesus Man (1999), Dead Europe (which won The Age Book of the Year – Novel in 2005) and The Slap (winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2009). He is also a scriptwriter, filmmaker, essayist and film critic. His works for theatre include Dead Caucasians, Non Parlo di Saló and The Trauma Report. He is an Australian of Greek heritage and the themes of migration, race, family and exile inform all his work.