06 July 2012

Shortlists! Longlists! HOORAYS!

We have VERY GOOD NEWS. The shortlists for the 2011 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards have been announced. And there is much to HOORAY about.

2011 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Shortlist

Crow Country by Kate Constable 
The Coming of the Whirlpool by Andrew McGahan 
The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner 
Only Ever Always by Penni Russon 

The Little Refugee by Anh & Suzanne Do Illustrations by Bruce Whatley  

And in FURTHER VERY GOOD NEWS, the longlists for the Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards have also been announced. More HOORAYS! MOAR!

2012 Davitt Award Longlist

The Shattering by Karen Healey 
A Pocketful of Eyes by Lili Wilkinson
The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky

So many hurrahs to Kate, Andrew, Scot, Penni, Ahn, Suzanne, Bruce, Karen, Lili and Ursula!

And many congratulations to everyone who made the shortlists and longlists.

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