THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2015 SHORTLIST HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED
The shortlist falls into four categories - fiction, non-fiction, debut fiction and children’s and YA books.
FICTION SHORTLIST: When the Night Comes by Favel Parrett (Hachette Australia) Amnesia by Peter Carey (Penguin Books Australia) Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett (Penguin Books Australia) The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion (Text Publishing) NON- FICTION SHORTLIST : This House of Grief by Helen Garner (Text Publishing) Bush by Don Watson (Penguin Books Australia) Where Song Began by Tim Low (Penguin Books Australia) Cadence by Emma Ayres (ABC Books, HarperCollins Publishers Australia) CHILDREN’S & YA SHORTLIST : The 52-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton (illus)(Pan Macmillan Australia) Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey (Scholastic Australia) Withering-By-Sea by Judith Rossell (ABC Books, HarperCollins Publishers Australia) Laurinda by Alice Pung (Black Inc. Publishing) DEBUT FICTION SHORTLIST : Lost & Found by Brooke Davis (Hachette Australia) Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clark (Hachette Australia) The Strays by Emily Bitto (Affirm Press) After Darkness by Christine Piper (Allen & Unwin)
The Indie Book Awards category winners and the Indie Book Awards overall winner for 2015 will be announced at an event in the Sydney CBD on Wednesday 25 March. Follow us on facebook and twitter #IndieBookAwards2015