Congratulations to all the winners of the 2013 Queensland Literary Awards which were announced last night. Congratulations also to all shortlisted authors.
Here are the category winners:
Fiction book award
Mullumbimby (Melissa Lucashenko, UQP)
Nonfiction book award
Boy, Lost (Kristina Olsson, UQP)
History book award
The Flash of Recognition (Jane Lydon, NewSouth)
Judith Wright Calanthe Award for a poetry collection
Jam Tree Gully (John Kinsella, W W Norton)
Steele Rudd Award for an Australian short story collection
Like a House on Fire (Cate Kennedy, Scribe)
Young adult book award
A Corner of White (Jaclyn Moriarty, Macmillan)
Children’s book award
Don’t Let a Spoonbill in the Kitchen! (Narelle Oliver, Scholastic)
Emerging Queensland author manuscript award
Gap (Rebecca Jessen)
David Unaipon Award for an unpublished Indigenous writer
Heat and Light (Ellen Van Neervan)
Courier-Mail Queensland Book of the Year People’s Choice Award
The Secret Keeper (Kate Morton (A&U)
You can read more about the shortlisted titles here and judges’ comments are here.
AWW reviews of shortlisted/winning titles can be found here and as always, if there are gaps, please help us fill them by sending in your reviews!