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2010 CBCA Shortlist Announced
30 Mar 2010

The Children's Book Council of Australia has announced the shortlist for their 2010 Awards including:

Book of the Year: Older Readers

Jarvis 24 by David Metzenthen.

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Running with the Horses by Alison Lester.

Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children by Jen Storer.

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

The Terrible Plop by Ursula Dubosarsky and Andrew Joyner (Illustrator).

Crichton Award for New Illustrators

The Terrible Plop Andrew Joyner (Illustrator).

The 2010 CBCA Awards will be announced on Friday 20 August 2010.

For more information please visit cbca.org.au/awards.ht

Twitter Birthday Competition Winners
29 Mar 2010

Click here to open the list (pdf)

Shortlisted for The Lost Man Booker Prize
26 Mar 2010

The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark

2009 Fellowship of Australian Writers Awards
22 Mar 2010

Sid Harta Literature Award Winner

Darwin's Armada by Iain McCalmain

Christina Stead Award - Highly Commended

Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett

Death and the Running Patterer by Adair Robin

Red Queen by H. M. Brown

Barbara Ramsden Award Winner

Grand Obsessions by Alasdair McGregor

2009 Orange Prize Longlist Announced
17 Mar 2010

Secret Son by Laila Lalami

The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

For more information visit: independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/the-orange-prize

2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist Announced
17 Mar 2010

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey and Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett have been selected for the longlist of the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award.

The 2010 shortlist will be announced in April prior to the final winner being revealed on 22 June 2010.

For more information please visit trust.com.au/awards/miles_franklin

Australian Shadows Award - finalist
09 Mar 2010

Long Fiction

Red Queen by H. M. Brown

For more information please visit the australianshadows.australianhorror.com website.

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2009 - Winner
05 Mar 2010

Thai Street Food, David Thompson: Best Foreign Cookery category.

IACP Cookbook Awards - finalist
04 Mar 2010

General Category

Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion by Stephanie Alexander

For more information please visit the iacp.com website.

58th annual APA Book Design Awards - shortlisted
19 Feb 2010

Best Designer Cover
I Blame Duchamp - My Life's Adventures in Art (Lantern) designed by Sandy Cull
Thai Street Food (Lantern) designed by Daniel New

Best Designed Children's Cover
Swerve (Penguin) designed by Adam Laszczuk
Tensey Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children (Viking) designed by Tony Palmer
The Terrible Plop (Viking) designed by Megan Pigott
Wanted - The Perfect Pet (Viking) designed by Kirby Armstrong

Best Designed Children's Fiction Book
Blueback (Puffin) designed by Tony Palmer (cover) & Cameron Midson (text)
Tensey Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children (Viking) designed by Tony Palmer

Best Designed Children's Picture Book
Running With the Horses (Viking) designed by Elissa Webb
Wanted - The Perfect Pet (Viking) designed by Kirby Armstrong

Best Designed Children's Series
Scrapbooks x 4 (Ballet, Footy, Go-Kart, Pony)(Puffin) designed by Elissa Webb & Cristina Neri

Best Designed Young Adult Book
Swerve (Penguin) designed by Adam Laszczuk
The Ghost's Child (Penguin) designed by Marina Messiha
The Nest (Penguin) designed by Tony Palmer

Best Designed Fiction Book
The Marriage Club (Viking) designed by Allison Colpoys

Best Designed Cookbook
Wild Food (Lantern) designed by Allison Colpoys

Best Designed General Illustrated Book
Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion (Lantern) designed by John Canty

Best Designed Literary Fiction Book
Parrot and Olivier (Hamish Hamilton) designed by John Canty

Best Designed Non Fiction Book
The Tall Man (Penguin) designed by Cameron Midson (cover) & Tony Palmer (text)

Best Designed Reference and Scholarly Book
Grand Obsessions (Lantern) designed by Allison Colpoys
I Blame Duchamp (Lantern) designed by Sandy Cull (cover) & Allison Colpoys (text)

Young Designer of the Year
Adam Laszczuk
(shortlisted with 4 designers)

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2014 Voss Literary Prize shortlist
The following books have been shortlisted for the inaugural Voss Literary Prize​, convened by the Australian University Heads of English. The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlaneEyrie by Tim WintonFor more information on these awards please vuisit the Voss Literary Prize website.

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