2019 Tasmania Premier's Literary Prizes longlists announced

We are pleased to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the 2019 Premier's Literary Prizes!

Tasmania Book Prize (for the best book with Tasmanian content in any genre)
Bridget Crack by Rachel Leary
Into the World by Stephanie Parkyn

The Premier’s Literary Prizes are the Tasmanian State Government’s literary awards. They celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work.

The rest of the longlists and more information can be found here.

Bridget Crack

by Rachel Leary

Van Diemen's Land, 1826. A desperate convict flees into the wilderness. But the land that hides her will show her no mercy. A brilliant literary debut from a writer of rare talent.

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Into the World

by Stephanie Parkyn

Abandoned by her lover and fleeing the wrath of her family, Marie-Louise must make a desperate choice. Find a man or become one.

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