2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – Shortlists


20 great Australian titles that have made it onto the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists.

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards is a great achievement for authors that will bring further public recognition of their writing.

Non-fiction shortlist

Sydney, Delia Falconer

How To Make Gravy, Paul Kelly

The Party, Richard McGregor

The Hard Light of Day, Rod Moss

Claude Levi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory, Patrick Wilcken

Fiction shortlist

Traitor, Stephen Daisley

Notorious, Roberta Lowing

When Colts Ran, Roger McDonald

Glissando, David Musgrave

That Deadman Dance, Kim Scott

Young adult fiction shortlist

Good Oil, Laura Buzo

Graffiti Moon, Cath Crowley

The Three Loves of Persimmon, Cassandra Gold

About a Girl, Joanne Horniman

The Piper’s Son, Melina Marchetta

Children’s fiction shortlist

Why I Love Australia, Bronwyn Bancroft

Flyaway, Lucy Christopher

Now, Morris Gleitzman

April Underhill, Tooth Fairy, Bob Graham

Shake a Leg, Boori Monty Pryor and Jan Ormerod