Dobbie Literary Award Longlist 2013
by Jessie Cole
Jessie has been longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award for her novel Darkness on the Edge of Town. This award aims to encourage the work of first-time published Australian women writers of both fiction and nonfiction.
Chair of the judging panel, Brigid Rooney, stated: ‘2013 is a particularly strong year for Australian women writers, so much so that we felt it important to recognise the full longlist … and ensure the writers get the recognition they deserve.’
To see a full list of all the longlisted authors click here.