ABIA Awards 2021

Julia Baird’s Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder & Things that Sustain You when the World Goes Dark has won Book of the Year at the 2021 Australian Book Industry Awards, held on Wednesday night at Carriageworks in association with the Sydney Writers’ festival. The prestigious award was this year presented by screen star Cate Blanchett via […]

Bluey earns top honour at this year’s ABIAs

Not even the COVID-19 pandemic could stop the book industry’s night of nights, as the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced via live-stream on Wednesday 13 May. The virtual event was supported by a who’s who of presenters, including APA President Lee Walker, prolific author and proud Wiradjuri woman Anita Heiss, and former […]

Nevermoor scoops 2018 Book Industry Awards

The Australian Publishers Association has announced the winners of the 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs). Nevermoor picked up three awards including the major award of the night, the Gold ABIA for the Book of the Year, along with the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year and Book of the Year for Younger Readers. The inaugural Rising Star of […]