Emily wins Vogel Literary Award

Emily wins Vogel Literary Award

A QUT doctoral student has won the prestigious $20,000 Australian/Vogel Literary Award for a novel exploring themes of intergenerational violence in the families of serial killers.

The Yellow House

The Yellow House by 26-year-old Emily O’Grady, is published by Allen & Unwin and the annual prize is awarded to the best unpublished manuscript from a writer under 35 years old.

Ms O’Grady who has previously published short stories in Kill Your Darlings, The Big Issue Fiction Edition and other outlets, said she was excited and overwhelmed to join a list of Vogel recipients which includes Tim Winton, Kate Grenville and Andrew McGahan.

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