2017 Literary Awards have been announced

The Australian Centre celebrated this years suite of literary prizes on Saturday 26 August at the Melbourne Writers Festival.

The winners are:

Kate Challis RAKA Award: Jub Clerc for The Fever and the Fret

Peter Blazey Fellowship: Cassandra Pybus towards a biography of Trugannini (work in progress)

Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize: Joel Deane for Year of the Wasp (and other extracts)

Wesley Michel Wright Prize: Susan Fealy for Flute of Milk (extracts)

Please visit the Faculty of Arts News for more about the winning works and the judges citations.

Image: Joel Deane reading 'Ghosts, Places, Stories, Questions' from Vincent Buckley's Selected Poems (1981). Photo: Jodie Hutchinson

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Amanda Morris

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