Voss Literary Prize 2018 longlist announced
The longlist for the 2018 Voss Literary Prize has been announced.
The longlisted titles are:
- No More Boats (Felicity Castagna, Giramondo)
- The Life to Come (Michelle De Kretser, A&U)
- First Person (Richard Flanagan, Penguin)
- The Last Garden (Eva Hornung, Text)
- The Choke (Sofie Laguna, A&U)
- Storyland (Catherine McKinnon, Fourth Estate)
- Border Districts (Gerald Murnane, Giramondo)
- The Book of Dirt (Bram Presser, Text)
- From the Wreck (Jane Rawson, Transit Lounge)
- Half Wild (Pip Smith, A&U).
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.