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Inky Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2016 Inky Awards have been announced.

The awards are presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria for local and international fiction, poetry, anthologies and graphic novels written for young adults.

The titles shortlisted for the Gold Inky Award (for an Australian book) are:

  • The Flywheel (Erin Gough, Hardie Grant Egmont)
  • Illuminae (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, A&U)
  • Sister Heart (Sally Morgan, Fremantle Press)
  • Green Valentine (Lili Wilkinson, A&U)
  • Cloudwish (Fiona Wood, Macmillan)

The titles shortlisted for the Silver Inky Award (for an international book) are:

  • Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Becky Albertalli, Penguin)
  • The Rest of Us Just Live Here (Patrick Ness, Walker Books)
  • I’ll Give You the Sun (Jandy Nelson, Walker Books)
  • The Marvels (Brian Selznick, Scholastic)
  • Made You Up (Francesca Zappia, HarperCollins).

Voting for the awards is open to members of the public aged between 12 and 20, and will run until 18 September. Winners will be announced on 4 October.

The longlists were announced in March. For more information about this year’s finalists, visit the Inside a Dog website here.


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