I’m so excited to share that Elemental by Amanda Curtin has been shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards. I read Elemental at the start of the year and even now images from the book and Meggie Tulloch, the courageous gutting girl, stay with me. It’s a beautifully written novel and I highly recommend reading it. Congratulations to Amanda Curtin on such an outstanding book and her being included on the shortlist!
This week I was thrilled to learn that Elemental has been shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards in the Fiction category. My little red-haired gutting girl is proud to be in the company of these stellar titles:
All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld (Random House Australia)
Coal Creek by Alex Miller (Allen & Unwin)
Eyrie by Tim Winton (Penguin Group Australia)
The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt by Tracy Farr (Fremantle Press)
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (Random House Australia)
You can read the full press release here.
The six shortlisted titles are also eligible for the People’s Choice Award. You can vote for your favouritehere (WA residents only, and voting closes 29 August).
I was also thrilled to see that the shortlist in a new category, WA Emerging Writers, includes writer friends Dawn Barker for Fractured (you can…
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