Judges for the $60,000 Miles Franklin award have unveiled a shortlist of five novels in line for Australia's most significant literary prize.
Karen Hardy There's nothing unlucky about the 13th Lincoln Rhyme novel.
Alice Rennison June 18: Join political journalist Karen Middleton at 2pm for conversation and afternoon tea in the Conference Room, Level 4, National Library of Australia. In association with the Australian Women's Archive Project.$15.
Norman Abjorensen 'On Tyranny' is not alarmist. The decline of democracy is unfolding around us.
Jason Steger The latest winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript award hopes to follow in the footsteps of his successful predecessors.
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Linda Morris Steve Toltz was a child when he first started writing funny stories.
Craig Butt It is extraordinarily difficult to authors to be able to support themselves purely with their writing, so they often have to take on other work to make ends meet.
Linda Morris A slim volume of poetry written by a Canadian poet who made her name on Instagram outsold all other authors at this year's Sydney Writers' Festival which delivered its second biggest box office takings in 20 years.
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