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Eight events to attend at Emerging Writers’ Festival 2018

The program for the 2018 Emerging Writers' Festival has been announced. The festival will run from 19-29 June in venues across Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbs. You can view the full program here, and you can find information about what special passes are available here. Here are eight of our top picks from the program. Still Water

Eve…

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The Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist 2018

The 2018 longlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced.

This year’s longlist spans many genres of the novel, from historical to satirical, and includes three former Miles Franklin winners: Peter Carey, Michelle de Kretser and Kim Scott.

Richard Neville, Mitchell Librarian of the State Library of NSW and head of the Award judg…

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Olga Tokarczuk wins the Man Booker International Prize

Flights has been selected the winner of this year’s Man Booker International Prize. Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and English-language translator Jennifer Croft will share equally in the £50,000 prize.

Flights is a novel of linked fragments. This philosophical and highly imaginative work explores subjects such as anatomy and psychology through nar…

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