2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, ‘The Glad Shout,’ by Alice Robinson.

For more visit:
www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/11/14/142143/the-glad-shout-wins-readings-prize-for-new-australian-fiction/

2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Shortlist


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the shortlist for 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction, formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize.

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https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/23/141539/baillie-gifford-prize-for-nonfiction-2019-shortlist-announced/

2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction – Alice Robinson’s second novel, The Glad Shout.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/22/141519/the-glad-shout-wins-2019-readings-prize-for-new-australian-fiction/

2019 Walkley Book Award Longlist and Shortlist


The link below is to an article taking a look at the longlist for the 2019 Walkley Book Award.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/18/141415/walkley-book-award-2019-longlist-announced/

The links below are to articles taking a look at the shortlist for the 2019 Walkley Book Award.

For more visit:
https://www.booktopia.com.au/blog/2019/11/08/2019-walkley-book-award-shortlist-announced/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/11/07/142069/walkley-book-award-2019-shortlist-announced/

2019 German Book Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 German Book Prize, Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić for ‘Origins.’

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https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/sasa-stanisic-wins-2019-german-book-prize/

2019 TS Eliot Prize Shortlist


The link below is to an article taking a look at the shortlist for the 2019 T. S. Eliot Prize for poetry.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/17/ts-eliot-prize-shortlist-jay-bernard-sharon-olds-anthony-anaxagorou

Nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


The links below are to articles reporting on nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s richest prize for children’s literature.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/22/141501/twelve-australians-nominated-for-2020-astrid-lindgren-award/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/17/british-nominations-world-richest-children-book-prize-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award
http://www.alma.se/en/Nominations/Candidates/2020/

Shortlist for the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature (India)


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the shortlist for India’s richest literary award, the JCB Prize for Literature.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/16/141212/shortlist-for-indias-jcb-prize-for-literature-announced/

2019 Victorian Premier’s History Award Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Vctorian Premier’s History Award – Phil Roberts for ‘Avenue of Memories.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/15/140846/phil-roberts-wins-victorian-premiers-history-award-for-avenue-of-memories/

2019 PEN International Writer of Courage


English PEN in London has named Ethiopian writer, blogger, and democracy activist Befeqadu Hailu, the 2019 PEN International Writer of Courage.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/lemn-sissay-designates-befeqadu-hailu-as-pen-writer-of-courage-2019/