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ACT Book of the Year 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2019 ACT Book of the Year Award was announced in December.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • Made by Humans: The AI Condition (Ellen Broad, MUP)
  • Book of Colours (Robyn Cadwallader, HarperCollins)
  • One (Andrew Hutchinson, Vintage)
  • Things I’ve Thought to Tell You Since I Saw You Last (Penelope Layland, Recent Work Press)
  • Wild Sea: A history of the Southern Ocean (Joy McCann, NewSouth)
  • Mirror Me (Rachel Sanderson, self-published).

The winner will receive $10,000. Any highly commended book will receive $2000 and each shortlisted book will receive $1000.

The annual ACT Book of the Year Award recognises fiction, nonfiction and poetry by ACT-based authors published in the previous calendar year. For more information about the awards, click here.


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