Claire Zorn wins WA Premier’s Literary award!

Claire Zorn has won the WA Premier’s Literary award for THE PROTECTED (UQP 2015) and has been shortlisted for the Barbara Jefferis award!

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Rights are available for Claire’s latest work ONE WOULD THINK THE DEEP (UQP 2016), a ‘visceral exploration of adolescence and the complex ways in which
maternal relationships impact masculine identity.’ Find out more in the Drummond Agency Fall 2016 Catalogue!

Randa Abdel-Fattah nominated for 2017 Astrid Lindgren Award!

We are delighted to announce that Randa Abdel-Fattah has been nominated for the 2017 Astrid Lindgren award !

Randa, a former litigation lawyer, is an award winning author of nine books for children and young adults. Her best-selling DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS? has sold into 12 territories and is currently optioned for a feature film.

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Randa’s latest work, WHEN MICHAEL MET MINA, tells the story of what happens when the worlds of a refugee from Afghanistan and a privately educated Australian schoolboy collide.

Readers say: ‘When Michael Met Mina is not only one of the most important books I’ve read recently, but also one of the most poignant and heartbreaking and ultimately spirit- and soul-lifting books I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading.’

 

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