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Oct 17 2018

Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlists 2018

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2018 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlists have been announced!

Children's literature

Feathers, Phil Cummings and Phil Lesnie, Scholastic Australia
Figgy Takes the City, Tamsin Janu, Scholastic Australia
Hark, It's Me, Ruby Lee!, Lisa Shanahan and Binny Talib, Hachette Australia
Pea Pod Lullaby, Glenda Millard and Stephen Michael King, Allen and Unwin
Storm Whale, Sarah Brennan and Jane Tanner, Allen and Unwin

Young Adult literature

Living on Hope Street, Demet Divaroren, Allen and Unwin
My Lovely Frankie, Judith Clarke, Allen and Unwin
Ruben, Bruce Whatley, Scholastic Australia
The Ones that Disappeared, Zana Fraillon, Hachette Australia
This is My Song, Richard Yaxley, Scholastic Australia


Fiction

A Long Way from Home, Peter Carey, Penguin Random House
Border Districts, Gerald Murnane, Giramondo Publishing
First Person, Richard Flanagan, Penguin Random House
Taboo, Kim Scott, Pan Macmillan
The Life to Come, Michelle de Kretser, Allen and Unwin