2020 Davitt Awards Shortlists


The link below is to an article reporting on the shortlists for the 2020 Davitt Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/17/153836/davitt-awards-2020-shortlists-announced/

2020 Caine Prize for African Writing Winner


The link below is to another article reporting on the winner of the 2020 Caine Prize for African Writing, Nigerian-British writer Irenosen Okojie for her short story ‘Grace Jones.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/29/154430/nigerian-british-writer-okojie-wins-caine-prize-for-african-writing/

2020 Shortlist and Winner of the Furphy Literary Award


The links below are to articles reporting on the shortlist and the winner of the 2020 Furphy Literary Award.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/07/153115/furphy-literary-award-2020-shortlist-announced/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/29/154409/furphy-literary-award-2020-winners-announced/

2020 Caine Prize Winner


The links below are to articles reporting on the winner of the 2020 Caine Prize for African writing – Irenosen Okojie for ‘Grace Jones.’

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/nigerian-british-writer-irenosen-okojie-has-won-the-caine-prize-for-a-story-about-a-grace-jones-impersonator/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jul/27/irenosen-okojie-wins-the-caine-prize-for-stunning-short-story-grace-jones

2020 Orwell Prizes Winners


The links below are to articles reporting on the winners of the 2020 Orwell Prizes for political writing and political fiction.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/10/153379/clanchy-whitehead-win-2020-orwell-prize/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jul/09/kate-clanchy-memoir-wins-orwell-prize-award–some-kids-i-taught-and-what-they-taught-me

2020 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2020 ALS Gold Medal, Charmaine Papertalk Green, for ‘Nganajungu Yagu.’

For more visit:https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/06/30/152712/papertalk-green-wins-2020-als-gold-medal/

2020 PEN Pinter Prize Winner


The links below are to articles reporting on the winner of the 2020 PEN Pinter Prize – Linton Kwesi Johnson.

For more visit:https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/08/153226/johnson-wins-2020-pen-pinter-prize/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/07/english-pen-pinter-prize-goes-to-poet-and-reggae-artist-linton-kwesi-johnson-uk/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jul/07/living-legend-linton-kwesi-johnson-wins-pen-pinter-prize

2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Kritika Pandey, for ‘The Great Indian Tee and Snakes’.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/01/152862/pandey-named-overall-winner-of-2020-commonwealth-short-story-prize/

2020 Desmond Elliott Prize Winner


The links below are to articles reporting on the winner of the 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists, Derek Owusu for ‘That reminds Me.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/07/03/153036/owusu-wins-2020-10000-desmond-elliott-prize/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jul/02/merky-author-derek-owusu-desmond-elliott-prize-that-reminds-me-stormzy