Tonight the winners of the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards were announced. Three of the categories went to joint winners, sharing the love, but halving the prize money. 563 more words
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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
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