The Australian spoils the winner of tonight's Miles Franklin Award. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
Battle stations at the Miles Franklin as the Oz tells everyone who won a day early.
Female writers have stormed back into contention for the Miles Franklin -- this year it's the men left off the shortlist. So is it reactionism or simply a stellar year for women authors?
Last night the first winner of the Stella Prize, a new award for Australian women writers, was announced. How did the founders create a $50,000 award in just two years?
This year's female dominated Miles Franklin longlist was released via a slow literary striptease from the Trust Company – revealing, one twitpic at a time, the covers of the ten novels, reports Bethanie Blanchard.
Counting down to this year's Miles Franklin Award, Liticism blogger Bethanie Blanchard reviews Anna Funder's All That I Am, a sprawling story set across three continues and several decades that explores how people are shaped by memories.