Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing 2016 shortlist announced
The shortlist for this year’s Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing has been announced.
The shortlisted pieces are:
- ‘Slippery migrants’ by James Bradley (the Monthly)
- ‘Beautiful contrivances’ by Susan Double (Orchids Australia)
- ‘Every lizard counts’ by Nicole Gill (the Monthly)
- ‘Pluto and the human gaze’ by Alice Gorman (published on the author’s website)
- ‘The forest at the edge of time’ by Ashley Hay (Australian Book Review)
- ‘Lucy’s lullaby: Song for the ages’ by Fiona McMillan (published on the author’s website).
The winner of this year’s prize will be announced on 10 November. The winner will receive $7000 and two runners up will each receive $1500. All of the shortlisted pieces will be published in the forthcoming anthology The Best Australian Science Writing 2016 (ed by Jo Chandler, NewSouth, November).
The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing is presented by NewSouth Publishing for short nonfiction pieces of science writing that have been written for a general audience. Last year, the prize was awarded to Christine Kenneally for her piece ‘The past may not make you feel better’.
For more information about the prize, visit the NewSouth Publishing website here.
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