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A palliative care nurse, poet, university lecturer, and 2017 Stella Prize shortlistee among 2017 Miles Franklin longlisted authors

The 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist has just been announced, with a palliative care nurse, poet, university lecturer, and 2017 Stella Prize shortlistee all making the list. The Miles Franklin Literary Award was established in 1957 through the will of writer Stella Miles Franklin. Her will stipulates that ‘[the] prize shall be awarded for the Novel for the year which is of the highes... Read more