Books

May 27, 2011

2011 APA Book Design Awards

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2011 Book Design Awards as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival on 19 May. 2011 marks the 59th year of the Awards, which have grown over the years to now include nearly 20 categories. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the publishers of the books below, all […]

May 26, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Arts Minister Simon Crean announced the shortlists for the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards on 26 May. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to its members shortlisted in the categories below. Non-fiction Paul Kelly, for How to Make Gravy Delia Falconer for Sydney Fiction David Musgrave for Glissando Kim Scott for That Deadman Dance Roger […]

May 1, 2011

Garth Nix, Margo Lanagan Shortlisted for 2011 Locus Awards

On 11 May, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2011 Locus Awards for science fiction and fantasy writing. The Awards are presented in 15 categories, including science fiction novel, fantasy novel, short story, collection and editor. The Copyright Agency congratulates our members Garth Nix and Margo Lanagan whose work appeared in Zombies […]

April 1, 2011

Shortlist for the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literacy Awards

The shortlist for the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards has been announced and we offer our congratulations to the Copyright Agency’s members who have been shortlisted in the categories below. The Christina Stead Prize for Fiction Alex Miller for Lovesong Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction Anna Krien for Into the Woods: The Battle for Tasmania’s […]

March 4, 2011

Kim Scott Wins Commonwealth Writer’s Prize

Indigenous author and Copryight Agency member Kim Scott’s novel, That Deadman Dance, has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the best book in south-east Asia and the Pacific. Established in 1987, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize recognises the best fiction by both new and established writers from Commonwealth countries. Each year prizes for Best Book and Best […]

February 10, 2011

Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) recently announced its selection of books for the 2011 Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities. Four Australian titles featured in the list. I’ve Got a Feeling by Stephanie Owen Reeder (National Library of Australia) White Crane (book I of Samurai Kids series) by Sandy Fussel […]

December 15, 2010

Members Win at Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

The Copyright Agency extends congratulations to members Bill Condon and Lorraine Marwood who received awards in the young adult fiction and the children’s fiction categories. Bill Condon, a longstanding Copyright Agency member, won for his work Confessions of a Liar, Thief and Failed Sex God. Judges commented on the work saying that it is a ‘poignant, funny […]

December 7, 2010

Chrisopher Cheng Receives SCBWI Award

Australian children’s book author and Copyright Agency member Christopher Cheng recently received the ‘Member of the Year’ award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). The award is in recognition of Christopher’s contribution as the SCBWI’s Co-Regional Coordinator for Australia – particularly his work in creating a presence for the Australian and […]

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