Tag Archives: Literary Awards

Judging books by their covers

When I’m not sure what I want to read next the cover really does have to jump out at me. My last random purchase was an edition of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell because it … Continue reading

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2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called for entries to the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.  Entries are now invited in the adult fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult fiction and children’s fiction categories.  The winner of each award will receive $80,000 … Continue reading

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2012 Ned Kelly Awards Short list

    The 2012 shortlist for the Ned Kelly Awards have been announced recently. These awards promote and encourage Australian crime writing.   True Crime   Cold Case Files by Liz Porter Call Me Cruel by Michael Duffy Sins of the Father … Continue reading

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2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Award winners announced

The winners of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Award have been announced in Canberra this morning. Congratulations to the winners who are each awarded $80,000. Fiction : Foal’s Bread by Gillian Mears Judges’ comments : “written in transfixing prose and … Continue reading

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