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26 October 2016


Frew wins Barbara Jefferis Award for ‘Hope Farm’

Peggy Frew has won the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award for her second novel, Hope Farm (Scribe). The $50,000 award, which is administered by the Australian Society of Authors (ASA), is presented... Read more

Voss Literary Prize 2016 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2016 Voss Literary Prize has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Coming Rain (Stephen Daisley, Text) The Life of Houses (Lisa Gorton, Giramondo) A Guide to Berlin (Gail Jones,... Read more


More than 50 guests announced for Sisters in Crime’s 25th-anniversary convention

Sisters in Crime Australia will celebrate its 25th anniversary at a one-day convention at the St Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne on 19 November, with more than 50 guests appearing... Read more


Beatty wins 2016 Man Booker Prize

US author Paul Beatty has become the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for his satirical novel The Sellout (Oneworld). Beatty’s novel follows the Supreme Court trial of the... Read more



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