Posted on 07/01/2022 at 11:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
For the second time this year, the world’s eyes are on Australia’s top literary prize.
This time, it’s because a self-published book has landed not just on the longlist, but also the shortlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award — for the first time.
Looks like he got the last laugh; Grimmish became a cult hit and would also bring in $60,000 to Winkler if he receives the Miles Franklin, which will be handed out July 20.
Grimmish is an experimental quasi-biography of boxer Joe Grim.
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