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WA author shortlisted for Ned Kelly

Fremantle Press has been recognised on the Ned Kelly Awards shortlist for the third year in a row. Burn Patterns by Como author Ron Elliott is in the running for a 2017 Best First Fiction prize in Australia’s most prestigious crime writing award.

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WA graphic novel on Aurealis shortlist

James Foley is on the Aurealis Awards shortlist for the third time. Brobot, his book for junior readers, has been shortlisted from over 800 entries Australia-wide in the ‘best graphic novel / illustrated work’ category.

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WA poet on gold medal longlist

Dennis Haskell’s poetry collection Ahead of Us has been longlisted for the ALS Gold Medal. The ALS Gold Medal is awarded annually by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature for an outstanding literary work in the preceding calendar year. Haskell said it was a bit unusual for a poetry book to get listed.

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