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Craig Sherborne’s Tree Palace is shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015

Congratulations to Craig Sherborne, shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award for Tree Palace.

Text and the 2015 Australian Book Design Awards

We’re thrilled that our wonderfully talented book designer Imogen Stubbs has been shortlisted for the Young Designer of the Year Award in the 2015 Australian Book Design Awards.

Shortlists Announced for the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards

We’re thrilled that two of our books are on the Children’s Book Council Awards (CBCA) shortlists: The Minnow by Diana Sweeney (Books for Older Readers) and A–Z of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land by Simon Barnard (Eve Pownall Award for Information Books).

Shortlists for the 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards

Congratulations to authors Graeme Simsion and Helen Garner, whose books—The Rosie Effect and This House of Grief— have been shortlisted for the 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs).

Three Text Authors on the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist

Congratulations to the three Text authors whose books have been longlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award—Elizabeth Harrower, Suzanne McCourt and Craig Sherborne.

Elizabeth Harrower’s In Certain Circles has had a remarkable journey.

Best Books of 2014 Lists

Here you’ll find a collection of links to various ‘Best Books of 2014’ lists featuring titles we’ve published this year. This post will be updated regularly.

Age: Australian Writers Pick the Best Books of 2014
(including Helen Garner's This House of Grief, Ron Rash, J. M.

Zac & Mia wins at the 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
Betts has won the Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature at the 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards for her YA novel Zac & Mia.

Zac & Mia, Betts' third novel for younger readers, won the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing in 2012.

Cory Taylor shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin

Cory Taylor’s second novel, My Beautiful Enemy, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

My Beautiful Enemy explores questions of desire and redemption against the background of a savage racial war. Cory Taylor’s debut novel, Read more

Announcing the shortlist for the 2014 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing

After weeks of reading and discussion we have whittled more than 250 entries to this year’s prize down to five:

How to Be Happy by David Burton My Lips Are Sealed by Christina Cain Headland by Caitlin Crowley The Turners by Mick Elliott When the Sky Falls by Erin O'Brien


Clare Wright’s acceptance speech for the 2014 Stella Prize

No one writes books to win prizes, but holy flip it feels astonishingly good to have won the Stella. Of all the literary prizes on offer, I reckon this one is the sweetest of all.


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