Congratulations to Angela O’Keeffe from all at Transit Lounge on the shortlisting of her beautiful novel Night Blue. https://www.arts.gov.au/departmental-news/prime-ministers-literary-awards-shortlists-announced-2022
The judges said, ‘In choosing Revenge as our winner, we firstly discussed the almost painful sympathy we felt for the protagonist, Yannie. While other books on our shortlist were also emotionally involving, particularly the books by Down, Janson, and Wyld, we felt that Revenge edged ahead of these due to the freshness of its setting […]
Congratulations from all at Transit Lounge to Subhash Jaireth on winning the ACT Book of The Year for Spinoza’s Overcoat. Describing him as a writer of international significance, the judges commented: “This major achievement takes a broad literary perspective, pushing form and progression of poetics. This is first-class cultural criticism, in a voice that is […]
Subhash Jaireth’s Spinoza’s Overcoat: Travels with writers and poets, has been shortlisted in the 2021 ACT Book of the Year Award. ‘Spinoza’s Overcoat is a superb achievement that pushes literary form.’ Congratulations from all at Transit Lounge.
Congratulations to S. L. Lim for Revenge: Murder in Three Parts on being shortlisted for Barbara Jefferis Award 2022. Thanks to the judges, Toni Jordan, Peggy Frew and Declan Fry for their wonderful commendation. ‘Yannie is a protagonist for our times, a primal scream directed toward all that divides us from the world, ‘‘measured not […]
Congratulations from all at Transit Lounge to Brendan Colley on being shortlisted for The Age Book of The Year 2022 for his amazing debut novel, The Signal Line.
Congratulations from all at Transit Lounge to John Kinsella on the longlisting of Pushing Back.
Transit Lounge is delighted to announce the sale of North American rights for Eugen Bacon’s ground breaking collection of stories Danged Black Thing to the Apex Book Company. Apex publishes the thrice Hugo Award-nominated Apex Magazine and the company’s many books continue to win awards. Congratulations Eugen.
A big congratulations from all at Transit Lounge to Angela O’Keeffe and John Kinsella on being shortlisted for the 2022 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. John for Pushing Back in the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and Angela for Night Blue in the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing. https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/awards/christina-stead-prize-fiction https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/awards/uts-glenda-adams-award-new-writing The winners will be […]