2013 Miles Franklin Shortlist

This year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist has been announced, featuring all 5 novels written by female authors to compete for the $60,000 prize.

 Floundering  Questions of Travel  The Beloved  The Mountain  Mateship with Birds
 Romy Ash  Michelle de Kretser  Annah Faulkner  Drusilla Modjeska   Carrie Tiffany

Carrie Tiffany was shortlisted in 2006 for the Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living, and was the recipient of the Inaugural Stella Prize for Mateship With Birds. Romy Ash and Michelle de Krester were also longlisted for the Stella Award. You can read the coverage of the Stella Award here.  

Simon Lewis, head of philanthrophy and community at the Trust Company, which manages the award, said the shortlist “demonstrates how strong Australia’s pipeline of female literary talent really is”.

The full 2013 Miles Franklin Longlist can be viewed here.

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