We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Johnson (Bush Baby Rescue: Juliet Nearly a Vet Book 4, Puffin) and Anne Morgan (The Smallest Carbon Footprint in the Land and Other Eco-tales, Interactive Publications) have tied in first place in the Young Readers category at the Wilderness Society’s 2014 Environment Award for Children’s Literature.
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!
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!
Hannah Kent's Burial Rites has won the Literary Fiction Book of the Year in the 2014 Australian Book Industry Awards. Congratulations Hannah! Well deserved.
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.
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!
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!