Voss Prize 2017

ANNOUNCING THE 2017 SHORT LIST FOR THE VOSS LITERARY PRIZE

Congratulations to these six Australian writers, short-listed for the annual Voss literary prize in 2017, awarded to the best novel published in the previous year.

The shortlisted titles are:

Jack Cox, Dodge Rose

Jennifer Down, Our Magic Hour

Toni Jordan, Our Tiny, Useless Hearts

Zoe Morrison, Music and Freedom

Mark O’Flynn, The Last Days of Ava Langdon  

Josephine Rowe, A Loving, Faithful Animal   

Four of these six titles are debut novels and the other two come from established authors whose writing breaks new ground in different ways. A very lively contemporary Australian literary scene is opening new windows onto our shared lives in truly innovative ways – AUHE commends these novels to their readers.


The Voss award for the best novel published in Australia in 2016-2017 will be announced on 1 December at the annual meeting of the AUHE in Adelaide.

Further details can be found at vossliteraryprize.com