2009 Barbara Jefferis Award Winner

Although there isn't anything yet on the Australian Society of Authors website (not even the shortlist unfortunately), Rosemary Sorenson of "The Australian" newspaper announced on Saturday that the winner of the 2009 Barbara Jefferis Award is The Spare Room by Helen Garner.

The shortlisted works were:
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks(HarperCollins)
The Spare Room by Helen Garner (Text)
The Lifeboat by Zacharey Jane (University of Queensland Press)
Addition by Toni Jordan (Text)
The Good Parents by Joan London (Random House)
The Last Sky by Alice Nelson (Fremantle Press)

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