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Craig Sherborne’s The Amateur Science of Love wins the Best Writing Prize, 2012 Melbourne Prize for Literature
Publisher Michael Heyward, Craig Sherborne, Senior Editor Penny Hueston and Craig's partner, Janet.

Publisher Michael Heyward, Craig Sherborne, Senior Editor Penny Hueston and Craig’s partner, Janet.

Craig Sherborne has won the Best Writing Prize in the 2012 Melbourne Prize for Literature, announced at BMW Edge last night, for his debut novel, The Amateur Science of Love.

Alex Miller was the winner of the overall 2012 Melbourne Prize for Literature.

The Melbourne Prize is awarded every year, alternating between prizes for urbane sculpture, music and literature in a three-year cycle. The two previous winners of the Melbourne Prize for Literature were Helen Garner (2006) and Gerald Murnane (2009).

Don’t forget to vote in the Civic Choice Award here.

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