Ashley Hay wins 2016 UNSW Bragg Prize for Science Writing
Congratulations to Ashley Hay, who has been awarded the $7000 2016 UNSW Bragg Prize for Science Writing for her piece ‘The forest at the edge of time’, first published in the Australian Book Review.
Runners-up prizes of $1500 were also awarded on the evening to Susan Double for ‘Beautiful contrivances’ (Orchids Australia) and Fiona McMillan for ‘Lucy’s lullaby: Song for the ages’ (published on the author’s website).
For more information about the prize, read our blog post here.
We’re excited to announce that Rachel Landers’ Who Bombed the Hilton? has been shortlisted for the 2016 Nib Waverley Library Award, which celebrates excellence in research in the creation of a literary work. In Who Bombed the Hilton? Landers wrestles with the evidence of the unsolved Hilton Hotel bombing in 1978, and amongst the details finds a prime suspect.
Congratulations to our authors on the QLD Premier’s Literary Awards shortlist
We’re thrilled to have a wide-range of titles up for QLD Premier’s Literary Awards 2016. In the History Book Award is 'Armenia, Australia and the Great War' (NewSouth), 'Australia’s Boldest Experiment' (NewSouth), 'The Oldest Foods on Earth' (NewSouth and 'Gay Sydney' (NewSouth). For the Non-fiction Book Award 'Offshore' (NewSouth) and 'Small Acts of Disappearance' (Giramondo), and for the Fiction Book Award is 'One' (Transit Lounge).