John Mateer’s Southern Barbarians was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Jess Huon’s The Dark Wet was shortlisted in the inaugural Underrated Book of the Year Award. Fiona Wright has been awarded the Dame Mary Gilmore Award for Knuckled.
We are thrilled to have two poetry collections nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2012. Gig Ryan’s New and Selected Poems and John Mateer’s Southern Barbarians. For more information and the full shortlist, click here.
Giramondo has now published seven titles in Giramondo Shorts, a new series of short form, short print run books, designed to take account of the new technologies of digital printing, and to appeal to a community of literary readers. The series carries a quote from Les Murray’s poem ‘The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever’: ‘it is […]
Between November 2011 and January 2012, more than 16,200 readers voted online through the ABC Arts Gateway and at their local libraries to choose eight titles, one for each state and territory, which would provide the basis for Australia’s biggest book group in 2012. The winners were announced at the launch of the National Year […]