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O’Flynn wins 2017 Voss Literary Prize

Author Mark O’Flynn has won the 2017 Voss Literary Prize for The Last Days of Ava Langdon (UQP).

The Voss Literary Prize is awarded to the best novel published in Australia in the previous year, and is managed by the Australian University Heads of English, the peak body for the study of English at Australian universities.

O’Flynn’s novel was selected from a shortlist of six, which also included: Dodge Rose (Jack Cox, Text), Our Magic Hour (Jennifer Down, Text), Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (Toni Jordan, Text), Music and Freedom (Zoe Morrison, Vintage) and A Loving, Faithful Animal (Josephine Rowe, UQP).

For more information about the prize, visit the website here.


Category: Local news