The Fogarty Foundation will partner with Fremantle Press to provide one of Australia’s richest literary prizes for young writers. The Fogarty Literary Award will be a biennial prize awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.
Award-winning crime writers Alan Carter and Dave Warner are in the running to win the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award, worth 100,000 euros. The pair join 12 other Australian authors and 129 international authors on the prize’s longlist.
Hot on the heels of having her second novel, Gwen, shortlisted for the Most Underrated Book Award, Goldie Goldbloom'sThe Paperbark Shoe is one of six new books selected for the Big Read program by the USA’s National Endowment for the Arts.