University of Queensland Press Author Wins Miles Franklin
The University of Queensland issued the following news:
University of Queensland Press (UQP) author Melissa Lucashenko has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, considered Australia's most prestigious literary prize.
Goorie writer Ms Lucashenko was named the 2019 winner in a ceremony in Sydney last night (30 July) for her work Too Much Lip, published by UQP in 2018.
This is the first time in 24 years that a Queensland-based writer has won the Miles Franklin award.