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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

The next instalment in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series may be released this year.

Game of Thrones fans rejoice! George R.R. Martin has released a statement on his blog suggesting that the next instalment in his A Song of Ice and Fire series may possibly be released this year. His exact words were “I think it will be out this year”. Sound familiar? Let’s backtrack a bit… A fan of the series decided to ask Martin recently (on his blog) if the author could possibly provid... Read more

by | January 12, 2017