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Human Rights Nonfiction Literature Award 2014 shortlist announced

The shortlist for this year’s Human Rights Nonfiction Literature Award has been announced.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania (Nicholas Clements, UQP)
  • Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights (Right Now)
  • Is There No Place for Me? Making Sense of Madness (Kate Richards, Penguin)
  • Missing Christopher: A Mother’s Story of Tragedy, Grief and Love (Jayne Newling, A&U).


The winner of this year’s award will be announced at a ceremony in Sydney on 10 December to mark International Human Rights Day.

The Human Rights Nonfiction Literature Award is presented annually by the Australian Human Rights Commission as part of the Human Rights Awards. In 2013, the award was presented to Ranjana Srivastava for Dying for a Chat: The Communication Breakdown between Doctors and Patients (Penguin).

For more information about the award, click here.



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