The INDIE BOOK AWARDS SHORTLISTS for 2021 have been announced! These are the books that have been selected by booksellers across the nation. A wonderful selection!
The WINNER for the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award, worth $60,000, has been announced. This year's list is a mix of established and newer Australian authors.
Their novels give voice to a diversity of Australian characters whose common feature is their location on the margins, whether geographical, familial or societal. They explore the ripples and repercussions of childhood trauma, the healing power of friendship, and the unshakeable presence of the past. said Richard Neville, State Library of NSW Mitchell Librarian.