Sofie Laguna wins the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award with The Eye of the Sheep

We’re absolutely thrilled that Sofie Laguna has won the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award, with The Eye of the Sheep – huge congratulations to Sofie!

At an award ceremony at the State Library of Victoria, Sofie became the fourth woman in four years to win (including our own Michelle de Kretser in 2013), and was presented the award and the $60,000 prize.… Read the rest

Russell Prize for Humour Writing

We’re delighted that I, Migrant by Sami Shah and A Short History of Stupid by Helen Razer & Bernard Keane have both been named amongst Australia’s most amusing books, being shortlisted for the inaugural Russell Prize for Humour Writing from the State Library of NSW.… Read the rest