Tag Archives: Literary Prizes

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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2014 Inky Awards Longlist

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of InsideaDog.com.au. There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian … Continue reading

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The 2014 Stella Prize shortlist

The judges of the Stella Prize (Kerryn Goldsworthy (chair); Annabel Crabb; Brenda Walker; Fiona Stager; and Tony Birch) have issued their shortlist of six titles. Awarded to celebrate Australian women’s writing, the shortlist for this year includes : Burial Rites by Hannah Kent – a novel … Continue reading

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The 2014 Stella Prize Longlist

Only in its second year, The Stella Prize is a major literary award, named after Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin and is awarded to celebrate Australian women’s writing. (It is not to be confused with the Miles Franklin Literary Award for Australian … Continue reading

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Inky Award winners 2013 announced

The winners of the 2013 Inky Awards, presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria, have been announced. The Inky Awards recognise local and international fiction, poetry, anthologies and graphic novels written for young adults. … Continue reading

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National Seniors Australia Literary Prize

Are you an aspiring author? Are you over 50?  There’s a prize for that! Interested? National Seniors Australia and publishing house Random House Australia are working together to give one lucky writer, aged 50 years and over, the opportunity to … Continue reading

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