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Articles tagged “awards”

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Twenty-five-year-old debut novelist wins inaugural Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel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

The Rules of Backyard Cricket nominated for The Edgars

Text is thrilled that Jock Serong’s brilliant literary thriller, The Rules of Backyard Cricket, has been shortlisted in the Best Paperback Original category for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards.

Each spring (or autumn, depending on your hemisphere), Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. 

Five Text Authors on the 2018 Indies Shortlist!

Text is thrilled that five of our authors have been shortlisted for the 2018 Indie Book Awards!

Have a look at who’s been nominated and read extracts from all five books! 

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