Australian Author Anita Heiss

July 20, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Deadly Awards

The Deadly Awards are the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, sport, entertainment and community awards, recognising the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to their community and to Australian society. On 18 July, Vibe Australia announced the shortlist for 2011 awards at a ceremony at the Sydney Opera House. The Copyright Agency congratulates […]

Books

June 23, 2011

Kim Scott Wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

Congratulations to Copyright Agency member Kim Scott, who has won the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for That Deadman Dance. The announcement was made at a dinner held at the State Library of Victoria on Wednesday evening 22 June. In commenting on That Deadman Dance as the shortlist was announced, the judges of the Award said […]

June 14, 2011

2011 Queens’s Birthday Honours List

The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the members named in the Queen’s Birthday 2011 Honours List, announced by the Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, on 13 June. The following author members were recognised: Officer (AO) in the general division Ms Marie Coleman PSM Professor Graeme John Davison Mr Mark Walter Scott Member (AM) […]

May 31, 2011

Authors Nominated for 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Author Christobel Mattingley and illustrator Bob Graham are the Australian nominees for the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012. The Copyright Agency members are amongst 28 authors and 31 illustrators from 33 countries who have been nominated for their important and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A Hans […]

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 20, 2011

Sebastian Smee Wins 2011 Pulitzer Prize

The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to member Sebastian Smee, who has won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in Journalism. Sebastian has been awarded the Prize, valued at US$10,000, for his work at The Boston Globe for ‘his vivid and exuberant writing about art, often bringing great works to life with love and appreciation.’* The […]

April 13, 2011

Shortlisted for 2011 CBCA Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has announced the shortlists for the 2011 Book of the Year Awards. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the members shortlisted in the categories below. Book of the Year: Older Readers Joanne Horniman for About a Girl (Allen & Unwin) Doug MacLeod for The Life of a […]

Image Credit: Carriageworks exterior, Sydney Contemporary 2018. Photo by Jacquie Manning.

Image Credit: Winnie Dunn, Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Omar Sakr at the Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist event. Photo: Belinda Rolland

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