Miles Franklin Award Tag

Posted On November 3, 2019By Peter TempleIn Crimemag, CrimeMag November 2019

Peter Temple & Australia

Reading the Country Peter Temple’s Miles Franklin Oration, 2011  Taken with kindly permission from: The Red Hand. Stories, Reflections and the Last Appearance of Jack Irish. Text Publishing, Melbourne October 2019. I AM astonished to see so many people here. I was led to believe that only the women from Balwyn and the drunk man who used to come to Readings would be here. The purpose of the occasion is to pay homage to Miles Franklin. She loved the novel so much that she provided for an annual prize for novelists.Read More