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Lloyd Jones (born in Lower Hutt, 23 March 1955) is a New Zealand author who currently resides in Wellington. He attended Hutt Valley High School.
Despite fulfilling the requirements of a Political Science degree, Jones was unable to graduate from Victoria University due to library fines owing at the time he completed his course of study. He was the recipient of an honorary doctorate in May 2009. In 1988 he was the recipient of the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship.
In 1994 he curated an exhibition which illustrated the New Zealand Saturday. This work was a collaboration with photographer Bruce Foster and held at the National Library in Wellington. The work was published as 'The Last Saturday' and included historical photographs, contemporary ones by Foster and an essay by Jones. JONES, Lloyd
In May 2003, a theatrical adaptation of his novel 'The Book of Fame' was presented at Wellington's Downstage Theatre.
In May 2007, he won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Overall Best Book Award for his novel Mister Pip. The novel is set during the Bougainville Civil War of the early 1990s. NZ author wins prestigious prize | ENTERTAINMENT | NEWS | tvnz.co.nz The book was also short-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2007.
He was the 2007 recipient of the Creative New Zealand Berlin Writers' Residency.
He is the younger brother of property tycoon Bob Jones.
Total Books: 87
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