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2022 NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER AND SHORTLIST

2022 – WINNER Leaping into waterfalls:the enigmatic Gillian Mears by Bernadette Brennan The memoirs of Helen Garner, David Williamson AO, Amani Haydar and Lech Blaine, along with biographies of some of Australia’s best-known writers, were shortlisted for the 2022 Award, … Continue reading

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Jennifer Down wins 2022 Miles Franklin Award for ‘Bodies of Light’

Jennifer Down has won the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award, for her second novel Bodies of Light As one of the youngest authors to be honoured with the Award in its 65-year history – the youngest being Randolph Stow for To the Islands in … Continue reading

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2022 Miles Franklin Winner to be announced

Today, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, will announce the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award winner from a shortlist featuring five exceptional titles.  The announcement will be broadcast at 4pm AEST today 20th July. Go to the Miles Franklin … Continue reading

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From July 13th to the 27th booklovers at the Blue Mountains Library can dive into a suspenseful, bestselling novel during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. Readers will join over a hundred thousand others around the globe … Continue reading

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2021 Miles Franklin Winner

Acclaimed Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey has been awarded Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel The Labyrinth, published by Text Publishing. Seven-time novelist Ms Lohrey has appeared on the Miles Franklin longlist three times and on the shortlist twice, … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Shortlist 2021

The Miles Franklin Literary Award is Australia’s most prestigious literature prize. Established through the will of My Brilliant Career author, Miles Franklin, the prize is awarded each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents … Continue reading

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