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Voss Literary Prize 2017 longlist announced

The longlist for the 2017 Voss Literary Prize has been announced.

The longlisted titles are: 

  • All These Perfect Strangers (Aoife Clifford, S&S)
  • Dodge Rose (Jack Cox, Text)
  • Our Magic Hour (Jennifer Down, Text)
  • Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (Toni Jordan, Text)
  • The Healing Party (Micheline Lee, Black Inc.)
  • Skylarking (Kate Mildenhall, Black Inc.)
  • Music and Freedom (Zoe Morrison, Vintage)
  • The Last Days of Ava Langdon (Mark O’Flynn, UQP)
  • A Loving, Faithful Animal (Josephine Rowe, UQP)
  • Hold (Kirsten Tranter, Fourth Estate)

Launched in 2014, the Voss Literary Prize is awarded to the best novel published in Australia in the previous year, and is dedicated to the memory of historian Vivian Robert Le Vaux Voss.

The award is managed by the Australian University Heads of English, the peak body for the study of English at Australian universities.

For more information, visit the prize website here.


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