Voss Literary Prize 2018 shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 2018 Voss Literary Prize has been announced.
The shortlisted titles are:
- No More Boats (Felicity Castagna, Giramondo)
- The Last Garden (Eva Hornung, Text)
- The Choke (Sofie Laguna, A&U)
- Storyland (Catherine McKinnon, Fourth Estate)
- The Book of Dirt (Bram Presser, Text)
- Half Wild (Pip Smith, A&U).
The shortlist was chosen from a longlist announced in September, and the winner, who receives $5000, will be announced on 6 December.
Now in its fifth year, 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.