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IN THE NEWS
The shortlist for the 2013 Miles Franklin Awards has been
announced. Regarded as Australia’s oldest and most
prestigious literary prize, the all female shortlist was
unveiled today at the State Library of New South Wales.
Five of Australia’s most talented female authors -
including three first time novelists - are now in the
running to win the coveted prize.
Speaking on behalf of the judging panel, Richard Neville,
Mitchell Librarian, State Library of New South Wales said:
“The five novels in the 2013 Miles Franklin Shortlist are
at a surface level all about family – the searching for