Australian 'Orange prize' to promote women writers' status
'Systemic exclusion' prompts plans for prize to 'respect and reward' marginalised authors
A group of Australian women writers and publishers are working to set up an equivalent of the Orange prize in their country, to combat what they describe as "the systemic exclusion of women writers over several decades" from the country's major literary awards.
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