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Voss Literary Prize 2017 shortlist announced

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

The shortlisted titles are:

  • Dodge Rose (Jack Cox, Text)
  • Our Magic Hour (Jennifer Down, Text)
  • Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (Toni Jordan, Text)
  • Music and Freedom (Zoe Morrison, Vintage)
  • The Last Days of Ava Langdon (Mark O’Flynn, UQP)
  • A Loving, Faithful Animal (Josephine Rowe, UQP).

The shortlist—which includes four debut novels and two novels from established authors—was chosen from a longlist announced in September.

The winner will be announced on 1 December.

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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