Miles Franklin Award 2012 winner – Anna Funder

Debut novelist Anna Funder was awarded the Miles Franklin Award 2012 for her novel, All That I Am.

Anna Funder

On behalf of the 2012 judging panel Prof Gillian Whitlock reflected on the novel saying “The judges admired this ambitious novel that moves across continents and decades to remind us that experiences of exile and dislocation have long been part of Australian life.”

Find a copy of the award winning book in the Library here.

Anna has also penned an internationally recognized non-fiction book, Stasiland which also recounts tales of bravery, betrayal and suffering in the daily chaos of former East Germany.

Congratulations Anna!

More information about the Miles Franklin Literary Award can be found here.