How your childhood can shape your writing

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ArtsHub spoke with 2020 Miles Franklin shortlisted author Peggy Frew about her latest novel 'Islands', and how feeling like an outsider as a child propelled her to write.

Celebrating literature that presents Australian life in any of its phases, The Miles Franklin Award, a $60,000 prize and presented by Perpetual as the Award Trustee, has announced its 2020 shortlist.

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