.Gerald Murnane's 2010 Nobel Prize odds have shortened on those of previous years. Ladbrokes currently has him 4th in line, at 11/1. Les Murray is also in the leading pack, equal 7th at 15/1.
Two other local stayers are also in the running. David Malouf is mid-field at 50/1 and Peter Carey towards the rear, 125/1.
The winner will be announced tomorrow.