HEAT 2 Results: Your Favourite Australian Authors

by |January 12, 2018

Booktopia’s quest to discover your Favourite Australian Author continues!

On Monday we asked you to vote for your favourites in Heat 1, and you did with gusto. Thousands of votes came flooding in, and after counting them, your finalists for Heat 1 were revealed. Check out who you sent straight to next week’s final round.

From Wednesday until today you voted in Heat 2, and once again the response was incredible, so thank you all for voting! Without further ado, your finalists for Heat 2 – and the authors who will be progressing to next week’s all-important final round – are…

Aaron Blabey
Banjo Paterson
Fiona Palmer
Helen Garner
Isobelle Carmody
Jacqueline Harvey
Jane Harper
Judy Nunn
Kate Grenville
Magda Szubanski
Natasha Lester
Nicola Moriarty
Peter FitzSimons
Rachael Treasure
Richard Flanagan

Featured Books: Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey, Complete Poems of Banjo Paterson by Banjo Paterson, Secrets Between Friends by Fiona Palmer, Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner, Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody.

Featured Books: Alice-Miranda At School by Jacqueline Harvey, The Dry by Jane Harper, Sanctuary by Judy Nunn, The Secret River by Kate Grenville, Reckoning by Magda Szubanski.

Featured Books: The Mother’s Secret by Natasha Lester, The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty, Burke and Wills by Peter FitzSimons, Jillaroo by Rachael Treasure, First Person by Richard Flanagan.

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  • Sharon Thompson

    January 13, 2018 at 11:46 am

    Jane Harper

  • Ang

    January 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    I vote for Magda

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