The Indie Book Awards celebrate the best Australian books for a calendar year and are voted on by over 200 independent booksellers across Australia. Shortlists for the 2015 Awards were recently revealed and we are delighted to announce that Christine Piper has been nominated in the Debut Fiction category for her novel After Darkness.
We are delighted to let you know Allen & Unwin has two books on the 2015 Stella Prize Longlist: Sophie Laguna's mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep, and Biff Ward's poignant memoir In My Mother's Hands.
The shortlist for the £40,000 Folio Prize for Fiction has been announced and we're delighted to represent an amazing six of the eight shortlisted titles, via our UK cousins at Faber & Granta!
The BBC has polled US critics to find the greatest novels written so far this century - and we're delighted to announce that Junot Diaz's astonishing and delightful novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao has topped the vote.
Congratulations to Rohan Wilson and Justine Larbalestier whose books have been shortlisted for the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards! Rohan Wilson's To Name Those Lost is up for the Fiction prize, while Justine Larbalestier's Razorhurst has been nominated in the Young Adult category.
Congratulations to Jayne Newling whose book Missing Christopher has been awarded the Australian Human Rights Commission's 2014 Human Rights Award for Literature.