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Sparrow wins 2019 Walkley-Pascall Prize for arts criticism

Jeff Sparrow has won the 2019 Walkley-Pascall Prize for arts criticism for his essay ‘A Place of Punishment: No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani’ (Sydney Review of Books).

Sparrow was chosen as the winner from a shortlist that also included:

The Walkley-Pascall Prize for arts criticism was announced as part of the Walkley Foundation’s Mid-Year Celebration. For a full list of prizes and winners, visit the Walkleys website.

 

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