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Tag: Prime Minister’s Literary Award

Taboo by Kim Scott has been shortlisted for a 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award in the Fiction category. The Awards play an important role in supporting a national appreciation of Australian literature and provide acknowledgement and recognition for authors and illustrators. The comments from the judges were: In his ambitious third novel, Taboo, Kim Scott attempts a fictional act of reconciliation on West Australian land scarred by a historic massacre of Indigenous people. Members of the Noongar community return to honour the ghosts of their dead ancestors and to meet land owners …

Cath Crawley’s WORDS IN DEEP BLUE has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award in the Young Adult category. This year’s winners were announced by Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield. The 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards mark 10 years of celebrating great Australian literature. 15 judges took into consideration 450 entries. Cath has been awarded an amazing $80,000 in prize money. We could not be happier for her! Get your WORDS IN DEEP BLUE copy here.