More good news about FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER! This fantastic book has won this year’s Goodreads Choice Award for Best Young Adult Fiction!
Angoulême Prize Nominations
The official selection of nominees for the 2022 Angoulême Festival de la Bande Dessinée has just been announced, and two of our clients’ books are on the short lists! STUCK RUBBER BABY by Howard Cruse (Casterman/First Second) is in the Sélection Patrimoine. And SNAPDRAGON by Kat Leyh (Kinaye/First Second) is in the Sélection Jeunesse 12-16…
Our Clients Are Winners!!!
We are so pleased to announce that University of Queensland Press has been named Small Publisher of the Year 2021 at the 2021 Australian Book Industry Awards! And Penguin Random House Australia is Publisher of the Year 2021! Bravos all ’round!
Eisner Nominees and a Winner
It’s San Diego Comic-Con time again in California, and a lot of our clients’ books earned nominations across the categories. The nominees were: Best Publication for Kids (9-12): GO WITH THE FLOW and SNAPDRAGON from First Second; TWINS from Scholastic Graphix Best Publication for Teens (13-17): CHECK, PLEASE #2, DISPLACEMENT, A MAP TO THE SUN…
UQP Wins Small Publisher Award!
The University of Queensland Press has been named Australian Small Publisher of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards! We’re so proud of all our clients, but it’s great to see them recognised. Congratulations!
Another UQP Title, Another Winner!
Mirandi Riwoe’s Stone Sky Gold Mountain (published by UQP) has won the 2020 Historical Novel Prize (worth AU$50,000). Set during Australia’s nineteenth century gold-rush period, this powerful novel introduces unforgettable characters and deals with timeless questions of identity and belonging. Family circumstances force siblings Ying and Lai Yue to flee their home in China to…
THE TRESPASSERS Wins!
Davitt Awards 2020 winners announced Sisters in Crime Australia has announced the winners of the 2020 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Adult crime novel: The Trespassers (Meg Mundell, UQP) In this ultimate locked-room mystery, a shipload of migrant workers flees the pandemic-stricken UK, seeking a fresh start in Australia. For…
Our Clients Are Prizewinners!
Our clients walked away with a bunch of Eisner Awards at the 2020 Virtual San Diego ComicCon last weekend! The big winner was Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me (First Second) with “Best Publication for Teens”, as well as “Best Writer” going to Mariko Tamaki and “Best Penciller/Inker” to Rosemary Valero-O’Connell! …
HITCH Wins Society of Authors Prize
HITCH by Kathryn Hind has won the 2020 Society of Authors Betty Trask Prize, which celebrates first novels written by authors under the age of 35 in a traditional or romantic, but not experimental, style. Past winners include Zadie Smith, Evie Wyld, Elliot Perlman, Chloe Hooper and Sophie Mackintosh. Previously, HITCH won the 2018…
GHOST BIRD by Lisa Fuller wins Australian Young Adult Book prize
Congratulations to Lisa Fuller, whose GHOST BIRD (University of Queensland Press) has won the Readings Young Adult Book Prize.