2016 Vogel’s Award winner: Katherine Brabon’s The Memory Artist

Congratulations to Katherine Brabon, winner of the 2016 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award with her debut novel The Memory Artist!

Katherine goes home with a copy of her newly published novel, along with a cheque for $20,000 thanks to the generosity of Vogel’s and the Stevns family who in 1980 founded the award, Australia’s richest and most prestigious award for an unpublished manuscript.… Read the rest

Announcing ALL of the awards shortlists & longlists!

In a super busy week for awards announcements, we’ve had shortlists for the  NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, the REAL awards, the International Dublin Literary Awards, the Man Booker International Prize and the Australian Book Design Awards, as well as the longlist for the Kibble awards while the Miles Franklin Award longlists were also announced last week – here’s our roundup of significant nominees!… Read the rest

Two winners at the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2015

We were delighted to find at the NSW Premier’s History Awards on Friday that both our shortlisted books were named winners. The Lost Legions of Fromelles by Peter Barton joint winner of the First World War History Prize, while Babette Smith’s The Luck of the Irish took out the NSW Community and Regional History Prize.… Read the rest