Category Archives: Awards & Prize Lists

The Daggers – 2018 Winners

The Crime Writers Association Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. As the most celebrated crime writing, many famous & wonderful works have been produced. This year we can see some names familiar and new. … Continue reading

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Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature

As you may have heard, 2018 Nobel Prize for literature has been cancelled by the Swedish Academy following sexual assault allegations and resignations of members. More than 100 prominent cultural figures from Sweden have formed the New Academy and will … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week 2018 – Winners

Book Week is the longest running children’s festival in Australia, and was created in 1945 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, a not for profit organization that strives to promote the best in Australian literature for kids and teens. … Continue reading

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Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books

    Wondering how to get your child to read more? Better Reading have released their Top 50 reads of 2018 for kids as voted for by the Australian public. These books are adored by many children so why not … Continue reading

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Ned Kelly Awards 2018 Shortlist

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the shortlists for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writing. The shortlisted works in each category are: Best crime fiction Marlborough Man (Alan Carter, Fremantle Press) Under Cold Bright Lights … Continue reading

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