Behrouz Boochani: detained asylum seeker wins Australia's richest literary prize

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Guardian writer on Manus Island wins $125,000 after sweeping non-fiction prize and Victorian prize for literature

The winner of Australia’s richest literary prize did not attend the ceremony.

His absence was not by choice.

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