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Kim Scott wins the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for That Deadman Dance

Congratulations Kim Scott WINNER: That Deadman’s Dance Judges’ Formal Comments:  ‘Kaya.  Writing such a word, Bobby Wabalanginy couldn’t help but smile. Nobody had done writ that before, he thought. Nobody ever writ hello or yes that way!’ This is the beginning of Kim Scott’s That Deadman Dance, a powerful and innovative fiction that shifts our sense of what an historical novel can achieve. Its... Read more

by | June 22, 2011

The three contenders for the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Chris Womersley, Kim Scott and Roger McDonald, answer Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks the three contenders for the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Chris Womersley, Kim Scott and Roger McDonald, Ten Terrifying Questions ——————————– 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourselves – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? Chris Womersley: I was born in Melbou... Read more

by | June 21, 2011