The Ibis wins! David Cohen snares The Russell Prize for Humour Writing 2019 from an amazing shortlist including books by Trent Dalton, Tony Martin, Helen Razer and Tracy Sorenson. The Hunter and Other Stories of Men, stands out for its original, imaginative narratives, its assured evocative style, the obvious warmth of the narrator for all […]
Congratulations to David Cohen on The Hunter and other stories of men being shortlisted for The Russell Prize for Humour. Winner announced 2 May. https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/2019-russell-prize-humour-writing
English language rights ex-ANZ for Lois Murphy’s SOON has been sold to Titan in a two-book deal. SOON is an Aurealis winner and was shortlisted for the Colin Roderick Award 2018. Congratulations Lois.
The Barbara Jefferis Award celebrates women in literature and is awarded biennially for “the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society.” The Award is named for highly regarded author Barbara Jefferis, a founding member and […]
Congratulations to Jane Rawson on FromThe Wreck being longlisted for The Voss Literary Prize 2018 Long List 2018
Congratulations to Roger Averill on Relatively Famous being shortlisted for The Nib Award. Waverley Library Award 2018 shortlist announced
Congratulations to Lois Murphy on her novel SOON being shortlisted for The Colin Roderick Award 2018. The Prize is for the best book published in 2017 dealing with an aspect of Australian life. SOON goes to the heart of what is happening to many of our small towns and the damaging environmental legacies of the past. It’s a […]
Congratulations to Jane Rawson on her superlative novel From The Wreck being longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award 2018. https://www.perpetual.com.au/milesfranklin From the Wreck will be published in the UK by Picador in 2019. Fingers crossed for a Booker nomination.
Congratulations to Sonya Voumard ( for The Media and The Massacre) on being longlisted for the Kibble Literary Award for an Established Author. https://www.perpetual.com.au/kibble/awards-and-recipients