Awards News

Looking back on 2021 and our successes, it has become clear that we are continuing to go from strength to strength. Having grown our publishing list immensely over the year and highlighting fantastic Australia authors, the success garnered through 2021 was a great achievement.
Publishing the Winner of the ABIA General fiction book of the year A Lonely Girl is Dangerous Thing by Jessie Tu and Honeybee by Craig Silvey winning the Indie Fiction Book of the Year, there have been many great achievements to look back on. Below is a list of all our titles featured in awards in 2021.
 
Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2021
THE RAIN HERON, by Robbie Arnott
AMNESTY by Aravind Adiga (Clipper)
 
Longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2021
THE ANIMALS IN THAT COUNTRY, by Laura Jean McKay
STONE SKY GOLD MOUNTAIN, by Miranda Riwoe
INFINITE SPLENDOURS, by Sofie Laguna
 
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Winner of the ABIA Genera Fiction Book of the Year
A LONELY GIRL IS A DANGEROUS THING, by Jessie Tu
 
Shortlisted for the ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year
THE MORBIDS, by Ewa Ramsey
TRUST, by Chris Hammer
 
Winner of the ABIA Small Publishers Adult Book of the Year Award
THE ANIMALS IN THAT COUNTRY, by Laura Jean McKay
 
Shortlisted for the ABIA Biography Book of the Year Award
THE BIGGER PICTURE, by Malcolm Turnbull
 
Shortlisted for the ABIA Book of the Year for Young Children
HOLLOWPOX: THE HUNT FOR MORRIGAN CROW, by Jessica Townsend
 
Shortlisted for the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year Award
HONEYBEE, by Craig Silvey
INFINITE SPLENDOURS, by Sofie Laguna
 
Shortlisted fot the ABIA Audiobook of the Year Award
HONEYBEE, by Craig Silvey
MAMMOTH, by Chris Flynn
 
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Winner of the Indie Fiction Book of the Year Award
HONEYBEE, by Craig Silver
 
Shortlisted for the Indie Fiction Book of the Year Award
MAMMOTH, by Chris Flynn
 
Shortlisted for the Indie Debut Book of the Year Award
A LONELY GIRL IS A DANGEROUS THING, Jessie Tu
 
Shortlisted for the Indie Children’s Book of the Year
HOLLOWPOX: THE HUNT FOR MORRIGAN CROW, by Jessica Townsend
 
Longlisted for the Indie Fiction Book of the Year Awards
INFINITE SPLENDOURS, by Sofie Laguna
 
 
Longlisted for the Indie Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award
THE LAST LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER, by John Cook
 
Longlisted for the Indie Debut of the Year award
THE MORBIDS, by Ewa Ramsey
 
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Shortlisted for The Stella Prize
FATHOMS: THE WORLD IN THE WHALE, by Rebecca Giggs
REVENGE: MURDER IN THREE PARTS, by S.L.Lim
THE ANIMALS IN THAT COUNTRY, by Laura Jean McKay
STONE SKY GOLD MOUNTAIN, by Miranda Riwoe
 
Longlisted for The Stella Prize
A LONELY GIRL IS A DANGEROUS THINGS, by Jessie Tu
 
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Winner of the The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award
NOW THAT I SEE YOU, by Emma Batchelor
 
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Winner of the Overall Victorian Premier’s Literary Award + Fiction Category
The Animals in that Country, by Laura Jean McKay
 
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Winner of the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing (part of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards)
Cherry Beach, by Laura Phee Brown
 
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Honour Book 2021 CBCA Book of the Year, Young Readers
The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst, by Jaclyn Moriarty
 

Written by

Julian Holmes -
julian.holmes@wfhowes.co.uk

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