Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist

Miles Franklin longlist

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist has been announced. State Library of NSW Mitchell Librarian and judge Richard Neville said the longlist is  “nearly all contemporary and urban.” Mr Neville will be a guest speaker at the Orange Readers and Writers Festival to be held on Saturday 22nd July at the Hotel Canobolas.

The longlisted authors are:

Steve Amsterdam – The Easy Way Out

Emily Maguire – An Isolated Incident

Mark O’Flynn – The Last Days of Ava Landon

Ryan O’Neill – Their Brilliant Careers

Josephine Rowe – A Loving, Faithful Animal

Philip Salom – Waiting

Inga Simpson – Where the Trees Are

Kristen Tranter – Hold

Josephine Wilson – Extinctions

Read more:

https://www.perpetual.com.au/MilesFranklin/Award-and-Recipients?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=soc&utm_campaign=may17#longlist2017

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/02/miles-franklin-award-2017-longlist-reveals-depth-and-strength-of-australian-writing

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/miles-franklin-2017-longlist-small-book-presses-lead-the-way-20170502-gvx19g.html

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