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Zac & Mia shortlisted in the 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
Betts' Text Prize-winning YA novel, Zac & Mia, has been shortlisted for the Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature in the in the 2014 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka shortlisted in the 2014 Stella Prize

Clare Wright’s remarkable history of one of Australia’s foundation legends, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, has been shortlisted in the 2014 Stella Prize.

Now in its second year, the Stella Prize aims to recognise great books by Australian women.

Wakefield and Brugman shortlisted in the 2014 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature

Vikki Wakefield’s Friday Brown and Alyssa Brugman’s Alex As Well have both been shortlisted in the Young Adult Fiction category of the 2014 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

One of the category winners will also be awarded the overall Premier’s Award, worth $25,000.

Wakefield and Trinca shortlisted in the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards

Vikki Wakefield’s Friday Brown and Helen Trinca’s Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John have been shortlisted in the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, in the YA and Non-fiction categories respectively.

The stage adaptation of Kate Grenville’s Read more

Best of 2013

Here you’ll find a collection of links to various ‘Best Books of 2013’ lists featuring titles we’ve published this year. This post will be updated regularly.

Kirkus Reviews: Best of 2013
(including Toni Jordan’s Nine Days, Herman Koch’s The Dinner, Ruth Ozeki’s Read more

Rebecca Stead wins the Guardian children’s fiction prize

Rebecca Stead’s Liar & Spy has won the Guardian children’s fiction prize.

Julia Eccleshare, Guardian children’s books editor and chair of the judging panel for the prize, called Liar & Spy ‘an incredibly sensitive book.

Colin Roderick Award shortlist

Toni Jordan’s Nine Days and Brenda Niall’s True North: The Story of Mary and Elizabeth Durack have been shortlisted for the 2013 Colin Roderick Award.

This award, valued at $10,000, is given to the best book published on an aspect of Australian life.

Ruth Ozeki on the Man Booker Prize shortlist

Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being has been shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. The shortlist is made up of six books, four of which are by women, and spans five continents.

Former judge Read more

WA Premier’s Book Awards shortlist announced

Congratulations to Murray Bail, Brenda Niall and Vikki Wakefield, shortlisted authors in the WA Premier’s Book Awards!

Murray Bail’s The Voyage has been shortlisted in the category for fiction; Brenda Niall’s Read more

Ash and Wakefield on the 2013 PM’s Literary Awards shortlist!

Congratulations to Romy Ash and Vikki Wakefield, both shortlisted in the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards!

Romy Ash is on the shortlist for fiction for her debut novel, Floundering. Vikki Wakefield has been shortlisted in the young adult fiction category for Read more


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