Laurinda by Alice Pung has won the Ethel Turner Prize for Young Adult’s Literature at the 2016 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards.
Explore the dos-and-don’ts of writing fiction in conversation with Micheline Lee about her newly released debut, The Healing Party. Supported by the Write-ability program.
Venue: Writers Victoria, The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000..
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.
BLACK INC. CONGRATULATES STUART KELLS
Black Inc. congratulates Stuart Kells, whose book Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution has won the 2015 Ashurst Business Literature Prize. Alan Cameron AO, chair of the judging panel commented: “we found the winner was a delight to read—informative and entertaining at the same time”. Kells’ book is a groundbreaking counter-history and portrait of the three brothers who built the global publishing powerhouse, Penguin Books.
Body Lengths by Leisel Jones has been longlisted for the Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year at the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards.