The 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award
The longlist for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced and we are absolutely delighted to reveal that two Allen & Unwin authors have been recognised:
Sofie Laguna for The Eye of the Sheep
Christine Piper for After Darkness
The Miles Franklin Literary Award is regarded as Australia's most prestigious literature prize and was established through the will of My Brilliant Career
author, Miles Franklin. First awarded in 1957, the prize is awarded each year to the novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases. The final shortlist will be announced in May with the overall winner to be revealed on 23 June.
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