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Buzo a finalist for Morris Award

Australian YA author Laura Buzo has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 William C Morris Award for her 2010 debut novel Good Oil (A&U), published in the US in 2012 as Love and Other Perishable Items (Alfred A Knopf). The award honours books written for young adults by a previously unpublished author, and is selected by a committee of members from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The winner will be announced on 28 January 2013 during ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. For more information go to the website here.

 

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