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2016 Voss Literary Prize shortlist

The Voss Literary Prize is a comparatively new prize, so here’s a little information about it from the Voss Prize website:

The Voss Literary Prize is a new award dedicated to the memory of Vivian Robert de Vaux Voss (1930-1963), an historian and lover of literature from Emu Park in Central Queensland who studied History and Latin at the University of Sydney and modern languages at the University of Rome.

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Peggy Frew wins 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award

The winner of the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award is Peggy Frew, for Hope Farm. 

The Barbara Jefferis Award is offered for “the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society” 114 more words

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2016 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist

Messenger’s BookerUpdate 19/10/16 I’ve added a link to Tony’s poetry review at Messenger’s Booker.  He’s hoping to review them all before the winners are announced so I’ll be adding links as they occur. 403 more words

Prime Minister's Literary Award

2016 Barbara Jefferis Award shortlist

Thanks to the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) newsletter I can pass on the news that the shortlist for the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award has been announced. 211 more words

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2016 Queensland Literary Awards shortlists

Shamelessly lifted from the QLA website, here are the 2016 shortlists for the Queensland Literary Awards.  Links go to the QLA book info pages and to my reviews. 602 more words


2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist

The Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist was announced today … here they are in the order they were tweeted. Tip: do not waste your time following the official Twitterfeed … it’s 12.18 now and The Guardian has already posted an article about the shortlist but the official MF Twitter page is still proudly telling us that the announcement will be made shortly, a tweet posted two hours ago. 272 more words

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Wood's decision to keep all her prize money reflects the values of the Stella

Camilla Nelson, University of Notre Dame Australia

Charlotte Wood has won the fourth annual Stella Prize for The Natural Way of Things, a dark and dangerous book shot through with a kind of feminist rage that – after decades of anti-feminist backlash – is long overdue. 743 more words