On Wednesday March 25, the Indie Book Awards Category Winners and the Indie Book of the Year were announced. The Bush by Don Watson was chosen as the Indie Book of the Year. The category winners are:
FICTION: Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett (Penguin Random House Australia)
NON-FICTION: The Bush by Don Watson (Penguin Random House Australia)
CHILDREN’S & YA: Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell (ABC Books, HarperCollins Publishers Australia)
DEBUT FICTION: Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke (Hachette Australia)
An unflinching and utterly compelling work from one Australia's finest writers
What do we mean by 'the bush', and how has it shaped us?
A Victorian fantasy-adventure, perfect for fans of Wildwood and Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children. Ages: 9-12.
Maxine Beneba Clarke
In this collection of award-winning stories, Melbourne writer Maxine Beneba Clarke has given a voice to the disenfranchised, the lost, the downtrodden and the mistreated.
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