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‘Mannix’ wins ALS Gold Medal 2016

Brenda Niall’s Mannix (Text), a biography of the former Archbishop of Melbourne Daniel Mannix, has won the 2016 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal.

Niall’s book was chosen from a shortlist of four.

Announced at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) conference, the award is presented annually for ‘a work of outstanding literary merit’ published in the previous calendar year. Last year’s winner was Jennifer Maiden’s Drones and Phantoms (Giramondo).

For more information about the ALS Gold Medal, click here.


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