Miles Franklin Shortlist and Awards Roundup

Miles Franklin Shortlist and Awards Roundup

  The shortlist for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award was announced at the Australian Booksellers Association Conference at the State Library of Victoria. The shortlisted titles are: Golden Boys (Sonya Hartnett, Hamish Hamilton) The Eye of the Sheep (Sofie...Read More
March-April 2015 Roundup: Diversity

March-April 2015 Roundup: Diversity

Reviews on books that showcase diversity exploded over March and April! This is fabulous for it shows that, as Maxine Beneba Clarke wrote in her guest post for our focus on writers of ethnic heritage, ‘slowly things are changing’, and that these books form a ‘new and...Read More
ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced and four of the five titles are by women writers. The shortlist was chosen from a longlist of 10; seven of those were written by women. The shortlisted titles are: The Golden...Read More