The shortlist for the Voss Literary Prize has been announced.
The shortlisted works, chosen from a longlist of 10, are:
- The Other Half of You (Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Hachette) *
- After Story (Larissa Behrendt, UQP)
- Scary Monsters (Michelle De Kretser, A&U)
- Bodies of Light (Jennifer Down, Text)
- From Where I Fell (Susan Johnson, A&U)
- One Hundred Days (Alice Pung, Black Inc.).
The Other Half of You has been reviewed by QRC. Click here for the review.
Established in 2014, the Voss Literary Prize is dedicated to the memory of historian Vivian Robert Le Vaux Voss and managed by the Australian University Heads of English, the peak body for the study of English at Australian universities.
The winner of the 2021 prize was Amanda Lohrey for her novel The Labyrinth (Text).
For more information about the award, see the website.