The winners of the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced in Sydney on 25 May. We are very proud to have been named Publisher of the Year.
Congratulations to Jane Harper who won the overall Book of the Year for her stunning debut novel The Dry. The 78-Storey Treehouse also won the Book of the Year for Younger Children. Congratulations to author Andy Griffiths and illustrator Terry Denton.
Read the full list of awards here.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Jane Harper’s The Dry has been named Book of the Year and the Debut Fiction of the Year at the 2017 Indie Book Awards, presented at the Leading Edge Books Conference in Surfers Paradise on 20 March. Cath Crowley’s novel Words in Deep Blue also won the Young Adult Book of the Year. Wonderful news for two amazing authors and their superb books.
The Indie Book Awards are chosen by independent booksellers to reward and promote excellence in Australian writing. The overall winner receives $1000 and the category winners each receive $1000. The winners were chosen from a shortlist announced in December. For more information about the awards, visit the website here.
29 SEPTEMBER 2017
Join bestselling author Jane Harper at Readings Hawthorn and hear her chat about her new novel, FORCE OF NATURE.
EVENT TIME: 12:30 PM
VENUE: Readings Hawthorn
701 Glenferrie Rd Hawthorn VIC 3122
29 SEPTEMBER 2017
Join bestselling author Jane Harper at Dymocks Collins Street and have your copy of her new novel FORCE OF NATURE signed.
EVENT TIME: 5:00 PM
VENUE: Dymocks Collins Street
Lower Ground Floor 234 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
30 SEPTEMBER 2017
Polishing your manuscript so that it is ready to be submitted to a publisher or self published. Basic and advanced editing and formatting tips, and Annie will share her knowledge of the current publishing world, and the best place to submit your polished manuscript.
EVENT TIME: 9:00 AM
VENUE: Cannonvale Library
Shute Harbour Rd Cannonvale QLD 4802
3 OCTOBER 2017
Join bestselling author Jane Harper at Marion Cultural Centre and hear her chat about her new novel, FORCE OF NATURE.
EVENT TIME: 7:00 PM
VENUE: Marion Cultural Centre
287 Diagonal Rd Oaklands Park SA 5046