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2012 Australian and New Zealand titles on the IMPAC Longlist

I am delighted to see so many titles from Australia and New Zealand on the IMPAC longlist, and even more pleased to see that I have already reviewed most of them! 174 more words


Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2012

Tonight I attended the presentation of the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, and am pleased to share the following news:

Prize for Fiction

The winner was… 224 more words

Book News

2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

I’m a little late with this news because I had to make an unscheduled trip north to help out with aged parents, but I’m very pleased to announce the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. 123 more words

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2012 Prime Minister's Literary Award shortlist

The PM’s Literary Prize shortlist has been announced.  The press release follows:

2012 shortlists announced

The wait is over! The shortlists for the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards have been announced. 517 more words

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2012 Kibble and Dobbie Award shortlists

The 2012 Kibble and Dobbie Award shortlists have been announced. The winners will be announced on July 25th.

According to the Trust website:

The Awards recognise the works of women writers of fiction or non-fiction classified as ‘life writing’.

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2012 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist

Here’s the 2012 Shortlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, announced today.  Congratulations to all the authors, editors and publishers!

Blood by Tony Birch (University of Queensland Press).  774 more words

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Barbara Jefferis Award shortlist 2012

Update 23 May 2012:
All That I Am by Anna Funder was announced as the winner of the Barbara Jefferis Award today.

Appropriately, on International Women’s Day, the 2012 shortlist for the Barbara Jefferis Award has been announced.  109 more words