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the Miles Franklin shortlist is worthy of your attention

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The literary calendar is marked by big public events: writers festivals, book fairs, and the announcements first of shortlists and then of winners of major literary awards. For Australian writers and readers, the Miles Franklin is a lodestone, our Big Award – the one that celebrates not just writing, not just fiction, but particularly and peculiarly Australian writing.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 25 Aug 2016


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