Mascara announces winners of Avant-garde Literary Awards
Mascara Literary Review has announced the winners of the Avant-garde Literary Awards for literature, criticism and theory.
The awards recognise ‘books which are stretching the boundaries of genres radically, philosophically, theoretically, sociopolitically’, and also recognise ‘emerging authors in a given genre’.
Winners receive a $300 prize.
The winning and shortlisted titles in each category are:
- Blakwork (Alison Whittaker, Magabala)
- The Alarming Conservatory (Corey Wakeling, Giramondo)
- A Trillion Tiny Awakenings (Candy Royalle, UWAP)
- Subtraction (Fiona Hile, Vagabond)
- The Bed-Making Competition (Anna Jackson, Seizure)
- Melodrome (Marcelo Cohen, trans by Chris Andrews, Giramondo)
- horse (Ania Walwicz, UWAP)
- All My Goodbyes (Mariana Dimopolus, trans by Alice Whitmore, Giramondo)
- No Friend But the Mountains (Behrouz Boochani, trans by Omid Tofighian, Picador)
- The Tastes and Politics of Inter-cultural Food in Australia (Sukhmani Khorana, Rowman & Littlefield)
- Visualising Human Rights (Jane Lydon, UWAP)
- The World Was Whole (Fiona Wright, Giramondo)
- Of Indian Origin (ed by Paul Sharrad & Meeta Chatterjee, Orient Black Swan)
- The Big Black Thing: Chapter 2 (ed by Michael Mohammed Ahmad, Winnie Dunn, Ellen van Neerven, Sweatshop)
- Going Postal: More than ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ (ed by Quinn Eades & Son Vivienne, Brow Books)
- Light Borrowers, UTS Anthology Intro (Isabelle Li, Seizure).
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