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Jennifer Down wins the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award

An epic novel about trauma, vulnerability and regeneration takes out the nation's top literary prize.

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2022 Miles Franklin shortlist announced

Five authors compete for the nation's most prestigious literary prize.

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How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)

Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.

Four women in profile pictures: top left to right Leanne Hall, Jordi Albiston, Karen Wyld abnd Tara June Winch
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Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature showcase excellence

This year's prize winners are a diverse group and many of the top prizes go to women.

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Memoir about racism and resilience wins $100,000 literary prize

Australia’s richest literary prize has been won by Gunai/Kurnai writer Veronica Gorrie for her memoir about serving in the police…

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Shortlist for the 2022 Indie Book Awards

Favourite Australian books as nominated by independent booksellers themselves.

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Winners of 2021 PM's Literary Awards announced

Winners across categories Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature have been revealed.

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$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund

On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.

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Vale Doug MacLeod

MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.

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Festival brings stories to your door

This year's Story Week will help bring art back to Sydney streets and beyond.

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