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Shortlists announced for 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards

The Premier of New South Wales, the Hon Mike Baird MP has announced the shortlist for the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards.

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2015 Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prizes longlists revealed

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

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2015 Environment Award for Children’s Literature winners

The Environment Award for Children's Literature is an initiative of the Wilderness Society Inc. Awarded annually, the prize is given to outstanding children's books that promote a love of nature, and a sense of caring and responsibility for the environment.

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Congratulations to Sofie Laguna, winner of the 2015 Miles Franklin Award

Allen & Unwin are absolutely thrilled to announce that Sofie Laguna has won Australia's most prestigious literary prize - the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award for her mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep.

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Education Publishing Awards 2015

We are delighted to inform you that the following A&U titles have been shortlisted in this year’s Educational Publishing Awards:

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2015 National Biography Award Shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 National Biography Award has been revealed by the State Library of NSW. This year Australia's pre-eminent prize for biographical writing and memoir celebrate 20 years since it began.

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Rivertime by Trace Balla wins the 2015 Readings Children’s Book Prize

Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that Rivertime by Trace Balla has won the 2015 Readings Children's Book Prize!

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Nita B Kibble Literary Awards 2015: Shortlist

The Kibble Awards were established by Nita Dobbie in honour of her pioneering aunt, Nita Kibble - the first female librarian of the State Library of New South Wales. They comprise the Kibble Literary Award for an established author, as well as the Dobbie Literary Award for a first time published author.

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Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins 2015 Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 (A$117,600) biennial prize is awarded to a living author, whose body of work is available in English or English translation, in recognition of his or her contribution to fiction 'on the world stage'.

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The Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015 shortlist

Allen & Unwin is absolutely delighted to announce that The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna and After Darkness by Christine Piper have both been shortlisted for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award.

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