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Pan Macmillan books shortlisted across seven categories for the 2022 ABIAs

May 23, 2022

Pan Macmillan books shortlisted across seven categories for the 2022 ABIAs

This year, we are thrilled and honoured to have books nominated across seven categories for the 2022 ABIAs.

We are so proud of our incredible authors, illustrators and narrators for making the shortlist!.

The ABIA Academy, comprising more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives, has selected the shortlists from books published over the past calendar year, across 13 categories. The winners will be announced at the publishing industry’s red-carpet Awards night, to be held on Thursday, 9 June at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney. Find out more about the prize and the other nominees here.

Here are the books we have nominated:

Audiobook of the Year

Devotion, Hannah Kent; narrated by Emily Wheaton

Book of the Year for Younger Children (ages 7–12)

Exit Through the Gift Shop, Maryam Master, illustrated by Astred Hicks

General Fiction Book of the Year

The Younger Wife, Sally Hepworth

Apples Never Fall, Liane Moriarty

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year

Heartsick: Three stories about love and loss, and what happens in between, Jessie Stephens

Literary Fiction Book of the Year

Devotion, Hannah Kent

The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year

The Mother Wound, Amani Haydar

Best of luck to all those nominated!

 

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