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Articles tagged “awards”

Chris Redfern, the 2018 ABA Text Publishing’s Bookseller of the Year

Chris Redfern of Avenue Bookstore won the 2018 ABA Text Publishing Bookseller of the Year Award last month at the Australian Booksellers Association Awards.  

Read on to find out why! 

Susan Butler Awarded AO in Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List

Congratulations to Susan Butler on being awarded an Officer (AO) in the General Division on the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List for distinguished service to the community as a lexicographer and author, as a facilitator of academic discourse on Australian English language, and to commercial publishing. 

Susan is the author of the ever-popular The Dinkum Dictionary: The Origins of Australian Words

The Last Garden Shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin

Text Publishing is thrilled to announce that Eva Hornung has been shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

The Last Garden is a powerful literary work about frailty, redemption, and the healing power of animals, from the author of the award-winning Dog Boy

Three Text Books on the 2018 Miles Franklin Longlist

Text Publishing is pleased to announce that three Text authors have been longlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights Wins the 2018 Man Booker International Prize!

Text is thrilled and overjoyed to share the news that Olga Tokarczuk has won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights.  

Twenty-five-year-old debut novelist wins inaugural Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors are thrilled to announce that Ruby Porter is the winner of the 2018 Michael Gifkins Prize for her remarkable novel, Attraction.  

Two Text books on the CBCA Shortlist

Ballad for a Mad Girl by Vikki Wakefield and Marsh and Me by Martine Murray are both on the 2018 Children’s Book Council of Australia Shortlist! 

Text is delighted to have two such wonderful books on the shortlist.

Text wins 2018 Small Publisher of the Year

Text Publishing is thrilled to have been named the 2018 Small Publisher of the Year last night at the Leading Edge Books Conference, as voted by Australian independent booksellers.  

Text Books Shortlisted for NSW Premier’s Awards

Text is thrilled to announce that six of our authors are on the shortlistings for the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards. 

Past winners have included such notable writers as Peter Carey, David Malouf AO, Elizabeth Jolley, Thomas Keneally AO and Helen Garner. 

And the shortlistees are...

Eva Hornung wins the South Australian Premier’s Award for Literature

Eva Hornung has taken out the South Australian Premier’s Award for Literature for her novel The Last Garden. She is the first South Australian to win this prestigious prize.

Read on for details as well as an extract.


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