The Shortlist consists of the following books:
- Felicity Castagna - No More Boats
- Michelle de Krester - The Life to Come
- Eva Hornung - The Last Garden
- Catherine McKinnon - Storyland
- Gerald Murnane - Border Districts
- Kim Scott - Taboo
The Winner of this prestigious literary award will be revealed on 26 August. My money is on Gerald Murnane, with Kim Scott as a close second.