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HarperCollins Publishers is delighted to congratulate Frances Watts and Judy Watson on being shortlisted in the Children’s Fiction category for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2012. HarperCollins would also like to congratulate Janette Turner Hospital on being shortlisted in the adult fiction category. Tegan Morrison, ABC Children’s Associate Publisher, says: ‘We are thrilled that the exceptional talents of Frances Watts and Judy Watson are being recognised in this way. Goodnight, Mice! is a utterly joyous picture book that becomes an instant favourite upon reading.’ Jo Butler, Fourth Estate Associate Publisher, says: ‘We feel so honoured to publish Janette Turner Hospital’s novels under our Fourth Estate imprint and are thrilled with this acknowledgment of Forecast: Turbulence, Janette’s powerful and breathtakingly beautiful collection of short stories.’
‘I would like to thank all the publishers, publicists and sales personnel for awarding me with the Lloyd O’Neil Award for Outstanding Service to the Book Industry. I would also like to thank the authors, illustrators, and my own team who have given me unwavering support over the years. I am absolutely thrilled to receive such a prestigious award and equally humbled and honoured to be recognized by my industry peers. My late husband and my family have also played a very significant part in supporting me through all the challengers over the years.
‘Please rest assured I do not intend to rest on my laurels so you can count on my ongoing enthusiasm in the industry that I enjoy and the people I so love working with on a daily basis.’
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Entries for the $60,000 Melbourne Prize for Literature 2012 and $30,000 Best Writing Award 2012 are open.
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