Winners of the 2014 Davitt Awards

Congratulations to Honey Brown (Dark Horse, Michael Joseph) , Jen Storer (Truly Tan: Spooked!, HarperCollins) and Hannah Kent (Burial Rites, Picador) who were all winners in the 2014 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Fantastic news!

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Kristina Olsson wins Kibble Literary Award 2014

Kristina Olsson has won the Kibble Literary Award 2014  for her memoir  Boy, Lost: a family memoir (UQP). Congratulations Kristina!


The 13-Storey Treehouse nominated for the Flemish and Dutch Children’s Jury Prize

The 13 Storey-Treehouse written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton, much loved by children around the world, has been nominated for the Flemish and Dutch Children's Jury Prize.  Congratulations Andy and Terry!

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The Failurist: Markus Zusak at TEDxSydney 2014

Markus Zusak's TEDxSydney talk 'The Failurist'  is now available to watch online. Markus gives a very interesting talk about dealing with the failures and successes of being a writer.

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Kristina Olsson wins The Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction

Fantastic news for Kristina Olsson who has won The Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction in the NSW Premiers' Literary Awards 2014, for her memoir BOY, LOST (University of Queensland Press). Congratulations Kristina!


Hannah Kent wins the Nielsen Bookdata Booksellers’ Choice Award

Congratulations goes to Hannah Kent who has won the Nielson Bookdata Bookseller's Choice Award at the 2014 Australian Bookseller Association (ABA) Bookseller of the Year Awards,  for her novel BURIAL RITES (Picador, Pan Macmillan). Fantastic work Hannah!