July 26, 2023
Shankari Chandran has won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel, Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens, published by Ultimo Press. On winning the award, Chandran said: “It’s such an honour to win the Miles Franklin Literary Award, honestly, I’m still in shock. To be recognised among my Australian writing peers in this way […]
June 20, 2023
Five first-time nominees, including a debut author, are among the six talented writers shortlisted for the 2023 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Announced today by Perpetual as Trustee, alongside Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, the authors will be competing for one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Australia, with the winner receiving $60,000. The 2023 Miles […]
July 21, 2022
Jennifer Down has won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel, Bodies of Light,
published by Text Publishing. As one of the youngest authors to be honoured with the Award in its 65-
year history – the youngest being Randolph Stow for To the Islands in 1958 at 23 – Jennifer Down
has established herself as a potent voice in the new generation of Australian writers.
June 21, 2022
Today, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, announced the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist featuring five exceptional titles. The announcement was broadcast nationally.
July 15, 2021
Acclaimed Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey has been awarded Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel The Labyrinth, published by Text Publishing.
June 16, 2021
The 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist.
May 26, 2021
Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is once again proudly supporting this year’s Miles Franklin Award shortlist event on June 16. Six authors will be named for the shortlist, and the announcement will livestreamed on our Youtube channel on the night.
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