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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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Miles Franklin Shortlist 2020

The Miles Franklin shortlist has been announced, and you can find all of these titles at Blue Mountains Library. Learn all about the awards here. The winner will be announced on 16 July 2020. Don’t forget to check BorrowBox for … Continue reading

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Prize Winning Australian Writing

There is something for nearly everyone this week, with the winners of the 2018 Miles Franklin Award and Ned Kelly Awards announced over the weekend. Michelle de Krester has collected her second Miles Franklin Award for her novel The Life … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Award Winner 2017

The Miles Franklin Award winner was announced last night. Congratulations to Josephine Wilson for her novel Extinctions. The novel was also the winner of the inaugural Dorothy Hewett Award for unpublished manuscripts in 2015. “In Extinctions, Josephine Wilson explores ageing, adoption, grief and … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015 – the long list

The Miles Franklin Literary Award has been given since 1957 to  ‘the Novel for the year which is of the highest literary merit and which must present Australian Life in any of its phases . . .’ Below are the … Continue reading

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