The Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist 2022
The 2022 shortlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced!
The Miles Franklin Literary Award was celebrates novels of the highest literary merit that tell stories about Australian life, shining a light on some of the country’s most talented writers. Each of the 2022 shortlisted authors will receive $5,000.
Below are the five shortlisted titles:
One Hundred Days by Alice Pung
The Other Half of You by Michael Mohammed Ahmad
Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser
Bodies of Light by Jennifer Down
Grimmish by Michael Winkler
Chair of the 2022 Miles Franklin judging panel, Richard Neville said of the shortlist: ‘The outstanding feature of this year’s Miles Franklin shortlist is the range of dynamic and diverse voices that address the experience of pain, intergenerational trauma and intergenerational dialogue with compassion, exceptional craft and rigorous unsentimentality.’
We’re please to be offering all five shortlisted titles in a specially priced pack for $130 (