Posted by: Lisa Hill | August 27, 2014

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for Indigenous Writing shortlist 2014

Update 4/9/13 And the winner is….

Mullumbimby by Melissa Lucashenko!

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The shortlist for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for Indigenous Writing has been announced.   I am pleased to see that some of the shortlisted books were reviewed here by participants in ANZ LitLovers 2014 Indigenous Literature Week.

The nominees are

The Promise by Tony Birch (short stories)

Lionel Fogarty, Mogwie Idan: Stories of the Land by Lionel Fogarty (experimental poetry)

Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident? by Bruce Pascoe reviewed by Janine at The Resident Judge of Port Phillip and  by Yvonne at Stumbling Through the Past– and definitely on my Wishlist

Mullumbimby by Melissa Lucashenko (see my review) and another by Marilyn Brady at Me, You and Books

The Swan Book by Alexis Wright (see my review)

Calypso Summer by Jared Thomas (see my review, and find out more about the author at Meet an Aussie Author)

Congratulations to all the authors, editors and publishers!

Availability at Fishpond: Click on the title links.

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