Border Districts: A Fiction
MILES FRANKLIN 2018 LONGLIST
Giramondo's publication of Gerald Murnane's new work of fiction comes at a time of heightened international interest in this highly regarded author. Border Districts and Murnane's Collected Short Fiction will be released in the United States by distinguished New York publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux in early 2018. Gerald Murnane is renowned for his dedication to a singular vision which he has elaborated across a body of work remarkable for its continuity and focus. He is the author of eleven books of fiction, including Tamarisk Row, Inland, Barley Patch, A History of Books and A Million Windows, and a collection of essays, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs, which have been published by Giramondo. He is a recipient of the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Adelaide Festival Literature Award for Innovation and the Victorian Premier's Literary Award.