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ALS Gold Medal 2017 longlist announced

The longlist for the 2017 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced.

The longlisted titles are:

  • One Hundred Letters Home (Adam Aitken, Vagabond)
  • The Easy Way Out (Steven Amsterdam, Hachette)
  • Between a Wolf and a Dog (Georgia Blain, Scribe)
  • Ghostspeaking (Peter Boyle, Vagabond)
  • Letters to Pessoa (Michelle Cahill, Giramondo)
  • Bull Days (Tina Giannoukous, Arcadia)
  • Ahead of Us (Dennis Haskell, Fremantle Press)
  • The High Places (Fiona McFarlane, Hamish Hamilton)
  • Music and Freedom (Zoe Morrison, Vintage)
  • Wood Green (Sean Rabin, Giramondo)
  • The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose, A&U)
  • Ruins (Rajith Savandasa, Hachette).

The ALS Gold Medal is presented annually by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) for a ‘work of outstanding literary merit’ published in the previous calendar year. Last year’s winner was Brenda Niall’s Mannix (Text).


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