Miles Franklin Long List, 2013

The Miles Franklin Award Long List, 2013 has been announced. It includes eight female authors, five first time novelists, four previously shortlisted authors and one former double Miles Franklin Literary Award winner (Thomas Keneally, 1967- Three cheers for the Paraclete & 1968- Bring Larks and Heroes)

 The 2013 Long List:

Floundering by Romy Ash 
Lola Bensky by Lily Brett 
Street to Street by Brian Castro 
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
The Beloved by Annah Faulkner 
The Daughters of Mars by Tom Keneally 
The mountain by Drusilla Modjeska 
The Light Between Oceans by M.L.Stedman 
Mateship with Birds by Carrie Tiffany 
Red Dirt Talking by Jacqueline Wright 

 Congratulations to all the Miles Franklin Award, 2013, Long Listed authors.  Request  a copy of any,  or all of these books from the Library! Look out for the Short List in April/May, and the announcement of the winner on 19 June, 2013.