Friday, March 8, 2019

Australian Book Industry Awards Longlist

The Australian Publishers Association is excited to announce the longlist for the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs). The longlist introduces the titles, publishers and authors in contention for a coveted 2019 ABIA.

Voted for by the ABIA Academy — a group of more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives — have selected books published in 2018 across 12 categories.

The ABIAs showcase the collaborative efforts of publishers, editors, illustrators, marketers, designers, and authors in bringing quality books to Australian and international markets.

General Fiction Book of the Year:
Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty (Pan Macmillan Australia, Macmillan Australia)
Scrublands, Chris Hammer (Allen & Unwin, Allen & Unwin)
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, Holly Ringland (HarperCollins Publishers, Fourth Estate)
The Lost Man, Jane Harper (Pan Macmillan Australia, Macmillan Australia)
The Nowhere Child, Christian White (Affirm Press)
The Other Wife, Michael Robotham (Hachette Australia Pty Ltd, Hachette Australia)
The RĂșin, Dervla McTiernan (HarperCollins Publishers, HarperCollins Publishers)
The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris (Echo Publishing, Echo Publishing)

For other categories, go HERE.

HT: Michael Robotham. Congrats on your nomination!

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