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Tara June Winch adds Prime Minister’s Literary Award to prize sweep – Sydney Morning Herald

Her second novel The Yield also won the Miles Franklin Award in July.

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The Yield tells the story of August Gondiwindi returning to her home on Massacre Plains in Wiradjuri country for her grandfather “Poppy” Albert’s funeral as the land around them is about to be taken over by a mining company.
Facing his last months, Poppy has been compiling a Wiradjuri dictionary that both rescues his people’s language and tells their story. As August comes to terms with being back on country with her extended family, her appreciation of her past, present and future undergoes an…

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