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Articles tagged “awards”

Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012 Finalists Announced

The finalists in the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012 have been announced, and we’re delighted that three of our authors—Peter Temple, Wayne Macauley and Craig Sherborne—are on the list.

Queensland Literary Awards Shortlists Announced

Congratulations to Kate Grenville and Vikki Wakefield, both shortlisted authors in the just-announced Queensland Literary Awards!

Kate Grenville’s Sarah Thornhill has been shortlisted for the Fiction Award, and Vikki Wakefield’s All I Ever Wanted for the Young Adult Book Award.

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards were made public today and we’re delighted that Wayne Macauley, Brenda Niall and Vikki Wakefield have all been recognised for their work.

Wayne Macauley’s The Cook is on the shortlist for fiction, Brenda Niall’s Read more

Cory Taylor is the regional winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize

The regional winners of the Commonwealth Book Prize were announced today, and our very own Cory Taylor has won in the Pacific Region for Read more

We’d like to thank the Academy

We had a great week last week, capped off by two wins at Friday night’s Australian Book Industry Awards.

Here’s Kate Grenville accepting her award for General Fiction Book of the Year for Sarah Thornhill.

2012 APA Book Design Awards

The 2012 APA Book Design Awards were announced last night, and we’re delighted to report that brilliant designers Chong and Susan Miller received two awards for the design of Bernard Beckett’s August!

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Vikki Wakefield wins the Adelaide Festival Literary Award for YA

Vikki Wakefield with Federal Arts Minister Simon Crean

Vikki Wakefield’s debut novel, All I Ever Wanted, won the Young Adult category of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

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August shortlisted in the 2012 APA Book Design Awards

Congratulations to WH Chong, whose design for Bernard Beckett’s August has been shortlisted in three categories in the 2012 APA Book Design Awards.

Part philosophical thriller, part love story, August is a compelling novel of power, humanity and desire.

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