Simon Tedeschi: Calibre Essay Prize

Simon Tedeschi: Calibre Essay Prize
February 19, 2019 Jacqueline


Simon Tedeschi: 2022 Calibre Essay Prize winner

Pianist and writer, Simon Tedeschi, has won the prestigious 2022 Calibre Essay Prize (Australian Book Review), from an international field of 569 entries from 17 countries: read about it here.

This exciting news coincides with the release of Simon’s literary debut, Fugitive, published by Upswell this month, and already earning impressive reviews:

  • Feature interview in Limelight Magazine (and cover of May 2022 issue
  • Review in The Music Trust’s Loud Mouth magazine: “Tedeschi brings a rich intelligence to his writing making this a great pleasure to read. A concatenation of beautifully crafted introspections, Fugitive is a shimmering lyrical work. An impressive literary debut.”
  • Review in The Monthly, by Anna Goldsworthy: “In Fugitive, Tedeschi has created something singular and startling, as ephemeral and as resonant as music.