VOTE NOW: Australia’s Favourite Author 2016 – The Final Vote!

by |January 18, 2016

Here we are, after two weeks of nominations and voting nation-wide, we now have 75 of Australia’s Favourite Authors assembled for the final vote!

You can vote for as many authors as you like, but you only get one chance to vote, so choose wisely! Don’t forget to spread the word, use the social buttons at the bottom of this post to share to family and friends.

Polls close this Sunday. On Monday the 25th of January, we’ll start counting down the Australia’s Top 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you!

Don’t forget to check out last year’s results here!

So what are you waiting for? Get voting!


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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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  • January 18, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    too many good authors to choose just one.

  • sue waites

    January 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Rachael johns

  • January 18, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    No Honey Brown?!!!

  • Kevin Smith

    January 18, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Michael Robotham continues to be better in his genre than anyone else worldwide! An Australian to be proud of.

  • Annie kemp

    January 18, 2016 at 12:57 pm

    Wonderful reads

  • Krystiana Donkin

    January 18, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Love Rachael Johns, hope she wins !!

  • billmd

    January 18, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    Thanks for the voting opportunity

  • dominique arnold

    January 18, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    great author

  • maria bell

    January 18, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    Love his books. They are never predictable and keep me on my toes.

  • Belinda moxey

    January 18, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    Rachel johns is amazing

  • Sandy sjacjley

    January 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    The best rural author there is!

  • Nina Gow

    January 18, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Love his books

  • Justine Gill

    January 18, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    We are so lucky to have so many amazing authors in Australia. Vote for your favourite. My pick is very talented Michael Robotham.

  • Margitta Greene

    January 18, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    He is the Best

  • Aileen O'Neill

    January 18, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    I love Australian Rural Romance. Good luck to all of the Aussie Rural Romance authors. ?

    • January 21, 2016 at 9:04 pm

      I agree Aileen, I love reading about the bush and the trials and tribulations as the life in the bush is tougher than boot leather.

  • Gemma

    January 18, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    All brilliant! But some have produced my favourite reads!

  • Lore Apted

    January 18, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    Anna Campbell is the most awesome author! I eagerly look forward to each and every book that comes out!

  • Lisa

    January 18, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    two good authors

  • Hollie

    January 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    Alison bester

  • Liz Loader

    January 18, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    Peter Watt, a great author, exciting stories relating to Australia

  • Georgie Davidson

    January 18, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    Rachael Johns is the best author ive ever had the pleasure of reading her books i love them cant put them down

  • Andre Horsman

    January 19, 2016 at 5:20 am

    My very favorite author of all times !

  • inge

    January 19, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Michael Robotham is just the best!

  • January 19, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    imaginative author…

  • Margaret Mc Naught

    January 19, 2016 at 8:29 pm

    Great writer, Great plots, great characters, great representative of Australian talent internationally and at home.


    January 19, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    I’d love to see Rachael Johns win. ?

  • adam

    January 21, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    An amazing author whos books draw you into a wonderful world of the possible..

  • Anne-Marie

    January 22, 2016 at 3:03 am

    Racheal Johns is currently the best Australian Author.

  • Jessy

    January 22, 2016 at 7:26 am

    Love Australian Rural Romance and the other Aussie fictions also. Love all the Authors books.Each Author has their unique style of presenting their stories.Best of luck to all.

  • January 22, 2016 at 8:30 am

    Rachael Johns, Rachael Treasure and Matthew Reilly are my faves. We are so lucky to have such amazing Aussie Authors.

  • Susan McCabe

    January 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Never have I been so captivated by novels until I picked up my first book written by Tony. He captures the spirit of the wild like no other author.

  • Melanie Clarke

    January 22, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    My favourite author- reading her books take me away and find it hard to put he books down. Always counting down to read her newbies.

  • Margarida

    January 23, 2016 at 3:34 am

    I’d love to see Juliet Marillier win ?
    She is great!!! ??

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