Winners will be revealed on 23 March 2020.
Congratulations to the Penguin Random House authors shortlisted for the 2020 Indie Book Awards.
Debut Fiction Shortlist
- Heart of the Grass Tree by Molly Murn
- The Tiny Star by Mem Fox and Freya Blackwood
Panels of expert judges (all indie booksellers and avid readers) will choose the winners in the six book categories – Fiction, Debut Fiction, Non-Fiction, Illustrated Non-Fiction, Children’s books and Young Adult. Independent booksellers from around the country will then vote to select their favourite book of the year from the six category winners.
The Category Winners and the Overall Book of the Year Winner will be announced at the Leading Edge Books Annual Conference Awards Dinner on 23 March 2020 in Brisbane.
We're thrilled to have 14 books featured on the longlist.
Penguin Random House authors and publisher Julie Watts recognised in this year's list.
We're thrilled to reveal the shortlist for the 2021 Penguin Literary Prize.
We are thrilled to announce that submissions for the annual Penguin Literary Prize are now open.
Winner to be announced on 16 July 2020.
And the winner is... Sophie Overett!
For the first time, a children’s picture book has won the Australian Book Industry Awards prestigious Book of the Year prize.
Winners to be announced on Wednesday 13 May.
Tara June Winch has won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction and the Book of the Year.
Penguin Random House authors Caro Llewellyn and Tara June Winch have been shortlisted for the 2020 Stella Prize.
The Penguin Literary Prize winner on inspiration, advice and what's next.
Explore the cycles of love, loss and regret, that can follow a family through the years, with your reading group.