ALEXIS WRIGHT: WINNER OF THE STELLA PRIZE 2018
Alexis Wright is the only author to have won both the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Stella Prize, two of the most prestigious literary prizes in Australia. In this interview, Alexis reflects on her award-winning works, Carpentaria (2006) and Tracker (2017).
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