Prime Minister’s Literary awards 2018: Gerald Murnane wins for ‘exquisite’ novel


Steph Harmon, ‘The Guardian’: 5th Dec 2018

Gerald Murnane has beaten Peter Carey, Richard Flanagan, Kim Scott and Michelle de Kretser to win $80,000 for his novel Border Districts in the fiction category at the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary awards. Judged by panel, the awards are among the most prestigious in Australia and the richest, with $600,000 in total prize money awarded across six categories, including $5,000 for each of the 30 shortlisted authors.

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