Sometimes its easier to be overseas.... because of how hard it is to be an Aboriginal person in Australia.... Tara June Winch.

11th Dec 2020

Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch has become the first Indigenous Australian writer to win both the Miles Franklin and the Prime Minister's Literary Award for fiction in the same year.

Her novel The Yield, has taken out the fiction prize at the Prime Minister's Literary Awards, the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Book of the Year, the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and People's Choice award and the Miles Franklin Literary Award.

Tara, who has lived in France since 2011 with her French husband and daughter spoke to CAAMA Radio just before the world started to close down with corona virus.

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