Three-time Miles Franklin nominee Amanda Lohrey wins the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Acclaimed Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey has been awarded Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel The Labyrinth, published by Text Publishing.

2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Unveiled

The 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist.

Miles Franklin Announcements for 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.

Perpetual reveals esteemed 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist

The 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist includes a mix of acclaimed Australian authors and new voices showcasing the richness of Australian literature.

Join us for the 2020 Miles Franklin winner announcement!

It’s almost time to find out the winner of the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award! Perpetual, the trustee of the Award, will make the announcement live on YouTube at 4pm (AEST) on Thursday 16 July. We are thrilled to welcome back Cassie McCullagh, presenter of Focus (ABC Radio Sydney) and The Bookshelf (ABC Radio National), […]

2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist unveils a powerhouse of Australian literary talent

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, has announced the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the shortlist announcement was made via a live YouTube presentation. The 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist is: The White Girl by Tony Birch (University of Queensland Press): This novel describes the […]

Exciting writing news

Times are tough for our creative industries, but there are still good news stories to be found. In addition to our latest funding recipients and the winners of the ABIAs, here are some other positive announcements coming out of the arts sector.  2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist Ten authors have been longlisted for Australia’s […]

Creating lifelong literary connections

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports Australia’s literary community in myriad ways and sometimes, serendipitously, creates connections that go far beyond expectations. Our support for the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award has helped introduce new audiences to the award-winning author Dr Michael Mohammed Ahmad, who was shortlisted for The Lebs (Hachette Australia). Each shortlisted writer receives […]

Image Credit: Created by Copyright Agency.

Image Credit: Image courtesy of the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards of Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler accepting the 2021 Daisy Utemorrah Award for their junior fiction manuscript 'Dirran'.

Image Credit: Created by Copyright Agency.

Sign up to our newsletter

Receive updates in your inbox
every month.