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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

BREAKING NEWS: 2015 Miles Franklin Shortlist Announced

Congratulations to the incredible Australian writers on this year’s Miles Franklin shortlist! It feels distinctly like a changing of the guard in Australian literature. Don’t miss the chance to grab a copy of these fantastic books and judge them for yourself… Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett Sonya Hartnett’s third novel for adults is perfectly formed and utterly compelling, an un... Read more

by | May 18, 2015