ALS Gold Medal longlist announced

After viewing over 80 entries, the ASAL  judging panel has announced the 2013 ALS Gold Medal longlist. The chosen titles were said to represent ‘both the quality and diversity of Australian literary publishing’, said the  judges of the award.

The ALS Gold Medal this year will be judged by Curtain University’s Jo Jones (chair) and Paul Genoni, and University of Western Australia Publishing director Terri-ann White, who will between them select an author who’s work exudes ‘outstanding literary merit’ and was published in the previous calendar year.

The longlisted titles are:

The shortlist will be announced 18th March, with the announcement of the winner to follow in July at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) conference.

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