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‘Overland’ Fair Australia Prize 2017 shortlists announced

Literary journal Overland has announced the shortlists for this year’s Fair Australia Prize.

Shortlists have been released for the Essay Prize, Fiction Prize, Poetry Prize, and Cartoons and Illustrations Prize. To view the shortlisted authors and their projects, click here.

Funded by the National Union of Workers, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance and the National Tertiary Education Union in Victoria, the Fair Australia Prize comprises four $5000 prizes for works of fiction, essays, poetry, and cartoons and illustrations. The prize asks writers and artists to engage with the topics ‘what does a fair Australia look like, and how do we get there?’ and ‘imagine a new political agenda for Australia’.

Winners will be announced in late November.


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