A big hello from Melbourne Writer’s Festival!
Just a quick post to share some good news: The First Third has been shortlisted for the 2014 Gold Inky Award. Awarded by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria, the Gold Inky rewards the best fiction, poetry, anthologies and graphic novels written for young adults, as voted by young adults. The other fantastic books on the shortlist are:
- These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner
- Every Breath by Ellie Marney
- Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near
- The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn
If you’re aged 12 to 20, and you’ve spotted one of your favourites on the list, hop over to Inside A Dog and cast your vote (you can also vote for the Silver Inky, which rewards international releases).