Tara June Winch has won the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Yield. Better Reading revisits their podcast with Tara, where she talks to Cheryl Akle about her extensive travels, living in France, her connection to the land as a Wiradjuri woman, and her journey to writing The Yield.
The NSW Premier awarded $295,000 in prize money to some of Australia’s finest writers across fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s and young adult literature, script and playwriting.
Bram Presser won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing and People’s Choice Award for Book of Dirt.
Kim Scott won Book of the Year and the Indigenous Writer’s Prize for Taboo.
For more details go to the State Library of NSW website: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/about-library-awards/nsw-premiers-literary-awards