Richard Flanagan continued his award winning efforts as he was announced co-winner of the Fiction Award ay the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards last night.
Flanagan promptly announced he would would donating his $40,000 winning to the Indigenous Literacy Fund, while winner of the Children’s Fiction Award Bob Graham said he would be giving $10,000 to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Read our review of Richard Flanagan’s Man Booker Prize, and now Prime Minister’s Literary Award, winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North here.
A World of Other People, Steven Carroll
The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan
Drag Down to Unlock or Place an Emergency Call, Melinda Smith
Moving Among Strangers, Gabrielle Carey
Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John, Helen Trinca
Prize for Australian history—joint winners
Broken Nation: Australians in the Great War, Joan Beaumont
Australia’s Secret War: How unionists sabotaged our troops in World War II, Hal G.P. Colebatch
Young adult fiction
The Incredible Here and Now, Felicity Castagna
Silver Buttons, Bob Graham
The 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists:
Moving Among Strangers by Gabrielle Carey
The Lucky Culture by Nick Cater
Citizen Emperor by Philip Dwyer
Rendezvous with Destiny by Michael Fullilove
Madeleine: A Life of Madeleine St John by Helen Trinca
Prize for Australian History
Broken Nation: Australians in the Great War by Joan Beaumont
First Victory 1914 by Mike Carlton
Australia’s Secret War: How unionists sabotaged our troops in World War II by Hal G.P. Colebatch
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy by Michael Pembroke
The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright
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