Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing 2017 shortlist announced
The shortlist for this year’s Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing has been announced.
The shortlisted pieces are:
- James Bradley for ‘Fish Have Feelings Too’ (the Monthly)
- Jo Chandler for ‘Grave Barrier Reef’ (the Monthly)
- Alice Gorman for ‘Trace Fossils: The Silence of Ediacara, the Shadow of Uranium’ (the Conversation)
- Elmo Keep for ‘The Pyramid at the End of the World’
- James Mitchell Crow for ‘Impossible Alloys’
- Laura Parker for ‘Inspired by Nature’.
The winner of this year’s prize will be announced in November. The winner will receive $7000 and the two runners-up will each receive $1500. All of the shortlisted pieces will be published in the forthcoming anthology The Best Australian Science Writing 2017 (ed by Michael Slezak, 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.
For more information about the prize, visit the NewSouth Publishing website here.
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