(This has been cross-posted from the AWW Blogger site.)

Queensland Literary Award winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Queensland Literary Fiction Awards, including:

  • Siv Parker, Story: David Unaipon Award for Unpublished Indigenous Writer
  • Janette Turner Hospital, Turbulence: Steele Rudd Award for Short Stories
  • Robin de Crespiny, The People Smuggler: Nonfiction Award
  • Catherine Titasey, Island of the Unexpected: QLD Emerging Author
  • Sue Smith, Mabo: Television Script Award
  • Angela Betzien, War Crimes: Drama Script Award
  • Briony Stewart Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers: Children’s Book Award
  • Louise Fox, Dead Europe (adapted from the novel by Christos Tsiolkas): Film Script Award – screen writer

See full list here.

In other news, finalists for the Melbourne Prize have been announced. Winners will be announced November 7th. The finalists include:

Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012

  • Alison Lester
  • Joanna Murray-Smith

Best Writing Award 2012

More information here.

Has anyone reviewed the books by De Crespigny, Goldsworthy or Hartnett for the challenge?

Update from AWW Facebook page: Emma Perry reviewed The Children of the King for the challenge on My Book Corner.