Ruth Clare wins 2017 Asher Literary Award



Ruth Clare wins 2017 Asher Literary Award

A huge congratulations are in order for Ruth Clare who has taken out the 2017 Asher Literary Award for her memoir, Enemy.

The $12,000 prize is awarded to biennially to a female author whose work carries an anti-war theme. This year there were two winners, with Libby Hathorn’s A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy, sharing the honour.

To read more about this year’s winners, head to the Australian Society of Authors.


  • Ruth Clare

    Ruth Clare is a Melbourne-based author and speaker. Her memoir Enemy: A Daughter’s Story of How Her Father Brought

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