Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Kim Scott wins Miles Franklin Award

Kim Scott has won the 2011 Miles Franklin Award for That Deadman Dance. He co-won the 2000 award for Benang; by winning it solo this year, he becomes the second Indigenous writer to win the award, after Alexis Wright in 2006 for Carpentaria

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  1. Hi Jason - thought you might be interested in this story we published, where literary academics review Scott's award: http://theconversation.edu.au/kim-scott-leaves-competition-for-dead-in-all-male-miles-franklin-win-1961
    cheers,
    Jane.

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  2. Many thanks for posting this, very interesting, especially the comments on it as a "post-sorry" novel....

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