The award program established in 1957 puts forward 12 titles for this year’s longlist, each chosen for its evocation of Australian life.
One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia’s high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist.
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Having named a shortlist in June, the Miles Franklin prize goes to Perth’s Josephine Wilson, who publishes with University of Western Australia Publishing.