NewSouth are excited to congratulate Inkerman & Blunt, along with author Nick Earls, on winning the coveted People’s Choice Award in this year’s NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, for 'Vancouver'. The Wisdom Tree series was also recently awarded Best Design for a Series in the Australian Book Design Awards for Sandy Cull’s distinctive design aesthetic, which draws together the five novellas wonderfully. For a full list of accolades and reviews visit our webpage here.
NewSouth Wins 2017 Small Publisher of the Year at the ABIA Awards
NewSouth has been named Small Publisher of the Year at the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards. With prize-winners and political sagas, alongside popular science, narrative histories and biographies, the past few years have cemented NewSouth’s place as one of the country’s leading non-fiction publishers and a major presence in the industry. UNSW Press CEO Kathy Bail says: “We may be relatively small in scale, but we think big all the same. Our books create debate and spark conversation. And they look beautiful."
NewSouth is thrilled to congratulate all authors shortlisted for the NSW PLAs. For fiction Vancouver (Inkerman & Blunt); for new writing Letter to Pessoa (Giramondo) and The Bonobo’s Dream (Xoum); for poetry Ghostspeaking (Vagabond), Burnt Umber (UWA) and Fragments (Giramondo); for playwriting The Drover’s Wife (Currency Press) and Ladies Day (Currency Press); for the Multicultural NSW Award Offshore (NewSouth); and finally for the Translation Prize to Jennifer Lindsay, author of In Other Words (NewSouth).