(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- Siv Parker, Story: David Unaipon Award for Unpublished Indigenous Writer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
- Anna Goldsworthy, Piano Lessons
- Sonya Hartnett, The Children of the King
- Favel Parrett, Past the Shallows
- Carrie Tiffany, Mateship with Birds
More information here.
Has anyone reviewed the books by De Crespigny, Goldsworthy or Hartnett for the challenge?