“I knew from the first paragraph that this was going to be the best thing I’d ever done.”
- Hilary Mantel on the writing of her Man Booker Prize winners, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies.
Hilary Mantel wins the 2012 Man Booker Prize for the second time. Front page illustration by Kelly Dyson via The Guardian.
There is so much exciting news this week! First off, The Stella Prize committee has announced that April 2013 will see the awarding of the first major literary prize for women in Australia.
The $50,000 Prize will be presented for the best work of literature published in 2012 by an Australian woman.