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Friday, May 29, 2015

Miles Franklin Award Short List

The Miles Franklin Award short list was announced recently.

The books that made the list are...

Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett
The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna
The Golden Age by Joan London
After Darkness by Christine Piper
Tree Palace by Craig Sherborne

Check out the list here for synopses of the books along with author biographies.

We will have copies of these books, and books from the long list, in the library for borrowing.

The winner will be announced on June 23.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Byron Bay Writer's Festival

 
The Byron Bay Writer's Festival is on between August 7 - 9 but you can get your early bird tickets now.

This year the festival will feature some big names, such as:
 
"JULIA GILLARD, JOAN LONDON, HELEN GARNER, KATE GRENVILLE, JACKIE FRENCH and many more true talents…"