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Leigh wins Encore Award

Sydney-based author Julia Leigh has won the £10,000 ($A20,383) Encore Award for a second novel for Disquiet (Penguin).Leigh beat out an international shortlist for the award, judged by Lindsay Duguid, Alex Clark and Peter Parker. Duguid said Disquiet presented ‘a recognisable contemporary situation and an unfathomable abyss’.The Encore Award is...

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