Here are the winners of the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, announced tonight at the Sydney Writers Festival and highlighted in bold below.
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The Voss Literary Prize is a comparatively new prize, so here’s a little information about it from the Voss Prize website:
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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.
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