2020 Chief Minister’s NT Book Awards Shortlist


We're pleased to announce that the following titles have been shortlisted for the 2020 Chief Minister’s NT Book Awards!

Young Adult/Children:
- A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg

Non-fiction:
- Songspirals: Sharing women’s wisdom of Country through songlines by the Gay’Wu Group of Women
- Stranger Country by Monica Tan

The winners will be announced 25th May 2020.

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

Songspirals

by Gay'wu Group of Women

A rare opportunity to connect with the living tradition of women's songlines, as recounted by Yolngu women from far north Australia.

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Stranger Country

by Monica Tan

Tracks meets Wild in this account of Chinese Australian journalist Monica Tan's 6 month odyssey though outback Australia.

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A Song Only I Can Hear

by Barry Jonsberg

Rob has a huge crush on the new girl at school. But Rob is painfully shy and suffers severe panic attacks. How is her heart to be won? Another wonderful and heart-warming comedy drama from the award-winning author of My Life as an Alphabet.

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