Winners to be announced on Wednesday 13 May.
The shortlist for the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) has been announced, and we’re thrilled to share that Penguin Random House Australia has eleven books on the shortlist across eight different categories. And we’ve also been nominated as Publisher of the Year.
Audiobook of the Year
- Fake: A Startling True Story of Love in a World of Liars, Cheats, Narcissists, Fantasists and Phonies by Stephanie Wood (narrated by Claudia Karvan)
- The Resilience Project: Finding Happiness Through Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness by Hugh Van Cuylenburg (narrated by Hugh Van Cuylenburg)
- The Yield by Tara June Winch (narrated by Tony Briggs)
Biography Book of the Year
Book of the Year for Older Children (ages 13+)
- Detention by Tristan Bancks
Children’s Picture Book of the Year (ages 0-6)
- Bluey: The Beach by Ludo Studio, BBC Studios and Penguin Random House Australia
- The Tiny Star by Mem Fox and Freya Blackwood
General Non-fiction Book of the Year
- Against All Odds by Craig Challen and Richard Harris
- Fake: A Startling True Story of Love in a World of Liars, Cheats, Narcissists, Fantasists and Phonies by Stephanie Wood
Illustrated Book of the Year
- Ben Quilty by Ben Quilty
International Book of the Year
- The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Literary Fiction Book of the Year
- The Yield by Tara June Winch
Publisher of the Year
- Penguin Random House Australia
The winners will be announced at a virtual event on Wednesday 13 May.
Read more at the official Australian Book Industry Awards website.
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.
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.
Winners will be revealed on 23 March 2020.
Tim Winton has won the 2019 Voss Literary Prize for his novel The Shepherd's Hut.
Winners to be announced 23 March 2020.
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