Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award Australia’s most prestigious writing prize, and one of its richest at $60,000 for her novel The Yield.
Key facts about the award
- The Miles Franklin Award was first awarded in 1957
- It was established in the will of author Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin (author of My Brilliant Career)
- It distinguishes a novel “of the highest literary merit” which presents “Australian life in any of its phases”Click here to view the original article.