Award Winners


Pulitzer Prize for Fiction – Less/em> by Andrew Sean Greer


Nobel Prize for Literature – Kazuo Ishiguro


Man Booker Prize – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders


Man Booker International Prize – Flights by Olga Tokarczuk (translated by Jennifer Croft)




International Dublin Literary Award – Harvest by Jim Crace


Edgar Award for Crime Fiction – Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty


Miles Franklin Award – Extinctions by Josephine Wilson


Indie Book Of The Year – Overall Winner – Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend




Indie Book of the Year – Fiction: The Choke by Sofie Laguna


Indie Book of the Year – Non-Fiction: Sagalandby Richard Fidler and Kari Gislason


Indie Book of the Year – Debut Fiction: Wimmera by Mark Brandi


ACA Lifetime Achievement in Literature – Bruce Pascoe




Women’s Prize for Fiction – The Power by Naomi Alderman


Small Press Network’s Most Underrated Book Award – The Invisible War: A Tale of Two Scales by Briony Barr, Dr Gregory Crocetti, Ailsa Wild, Dr Jeremy Barr and Ben Hutchings


Walkley Book Award – Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell by Louise Millgan


Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year – Janesville by Amy Goldstein




Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction – Their Brilliant Careers by Ryan O’Neil


Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction – Quicksilver by Nicolas Rothwell


Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Australian History – Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story by Elizabeth Tynan


Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry – headwaters by Anthony Lawrence




Goldsmiths Prize – Solar Bones Mike McCormack


Costa Book Award – Inside the wave by Helen Dunmore

 


Ned Kelly Award Best Fiction – Police at the station and they don’t look friendly by Adrian McKinty


Ned Kelly Award Best First Fiction – The Dry by Jane Harper




Ned Kelly Award Best True Crime – Getting Away With Murder by Duncan McNab


The Finch Memoir Prize – I knew You’d Have Brown Eyes by Mary Tennant


Victorian Prize for Literature – The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein


Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards/Fiction – Australia Day by Melanie Cheng




Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards/Non-Fiction – The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein


Victorian Prize for Literature/Drama – Rice by Michele Lee


Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards/Poetry – Argosy by Bella Li


The Stella Prize – Tracker by Alexis Wright



Barbara Jefferis Award – Hope Farm by Peggy Frew


Kibble Literary Award – The High Places by Fiona McFarlane


Dobbie Literary Award – The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein


Aurealis Award: Fantasy – Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff




Aurealis Award: Science Fiction- From The Wreck by Jane Rawson


Aurealis Award: Horror- Soon by Lois Murphy


ABIA Book of the Year – Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend


ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year – The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein




ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year – The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham


ABIA International Book of the Year – Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesa Cavallo

ABIA Literary Book of the Year – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

ABIA Illustrated Book of the Year – Maggie’s Recipe for Life by Maggie Beer and Professor Ralph Martins




ABIA Biography Book of the Year – Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes


ABIA Audio Book of the Year – The 91-storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

ABIA Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year – Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

ABIA Small Publishers’ Book of the Year – The Australian Bird Guide by Peter Menkhorst, Dany Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack and Kim Franklin



Hugo Award (Best Novel) – The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

 


Diagram Award for the oddest book title of the year – Too Naked for the Nazis by Alan Stafford

 


Vogel’s Award – The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady


Ashurst Business Literature Prize – Twiggy: The High-Stakes Life of Andrew Forrest by Andrew Burrell




Favourite Australian Romance Writer- Anne Gracie


Dylan Thomas Prize – Kumukanda by Kayo Chingonyi


Goldsboro Gold Dagger (CWA) – Life or Death by Michael Robotham


Australian Literature Society Gold Medal – Mannix by Brenda Niall




National Biography Award – Mannix by Brenda Niall


Not the Booker prize – The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel


Patrick White Literary Award – Tony Birch


Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Booksellers Choice Award The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley




National Book Award FICTION (US) – Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward


National Book Award NON-FICTION (US) – The Future is History by Masha Gessen


National Book Award POETRY (US) – Half-light Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart


Gourmand World Cookbook Award – Overall Winner: Flavors of Indonesia: William Wongso’s Culinary Wonders by William Wongso




Andrew Carnegie Medal – Non-fiction: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond


Andrew Carnegie Medal – Fiction: The Underground Railway by Colson Whitehead


Aurealis Award: Graphic Novel or illustrated work- Changing Ways Books III by Justin Randall


Davitt winner: Adult Novel – The Dry by Jane Harper



Davitt winner: Non-fiction – Look What You Made Me Do: Fathers who kill, by Megan Norris


Davitt winner: Reader’s choice – The Dry by Jane Harper


James Tait Black Prizes for fiction The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride


James Tait Black Prizes for biography The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez by Laura Cumming


Children’s & Young Adult Awards


Roald Dahl Funny Prize Ages 7-14 – I Am Still Not a Loser by Barry Loser


Roald Dahl Funny Prize – Under 6 years – Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty


Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction – Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley


Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children’s Fiction – Joint Winner – Home in the Rain by Bob Graham



Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children’s Fiction – Joint Winner – Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr


YA Book Prize – Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill


ABIA Older Readers Book of the Year (8-14 years) – Begin, End, Begin: A #Love Oz YA Anthology


ABIA Picture Book of the Year – No One Likes a Fart by Zoe Foster Blake



ABIA Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year – It’s OK to feel the way you do otherwise you wouldn’t be you! by Josh Langley


CBCA Older Readers – One would think the deep by Claire Zorn


CBCA Younger Readers – Rockhopping by Trace Balla


CBCA Early Childhood – Go home, cheeky animals! by Johanna Bell and Dion Beasley




CBCA Picture Book – Home in the rain by Bob Graham


CBCA Eve Pownall Award – Amazing Animals of Australia’s National Parks by Gina M Newton


YABBA Younger Readers Fiction- You Choose… The Treasure of Dead Man’s Cover by George Ivanoff


YABBA Picture Story books- Pig The Pug by Aaron Blabey



YABBA Fiction Years 7-9 (teen)- Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks


YABBA Fiction Older Readers – The 52 Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths


CILIP Carnegie Medal – Salt to the sea by Ruta Sepetys


CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal – There is a tribe of kids by Lane Smith




Newbery Medal – Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena

Indie Book of the Year – Young Adult: Wilder Country by Mark Smith


Indie Book of the Year – Children’s: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend


Speech Pathology Awards – Indigenous Children – Mad Magpie by Gregg Dreise



Speech Pathology Awards – 8 to 10 years – Artie and the Grime Wave by Richard Roxburgh

Speech Pathology Awards – Birth to 3 years – Noisy Nature by Mandy A Kuhne


Speech Pathology Awards – 3 to 5 years – Me and You by Deborah Kelly and Karen Blair


Speech Pathology Awards – 5 to 8 years – Somewhere Else by Gus Gordon



Finding Winnie

The Caldecott Medal – Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick


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The Margaret A Edwards Award – David Levithan


The William C. Morris Award – Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli


Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards/Young Adult – When Michael Met Mina by Randa Abdel-Fattah




Gold Inky – Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley


Silver Inky – Radio Silence by Alice Oseman


Aurealis Award: Children’s Novel- Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend


Aurealis Award: Young Adult- In The Dark Spaces by Cally Black


Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award – Wolf Erlbruch


Waterstones Children’s Book Prize – Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend


The Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Picture Fiction – Chooks in Dinner Suits by Diane Jackson Hill and Craig Smith


The Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Non-fiction – Welcome to country by Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy




The Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Fiction – Juliet Nearly a Vet: Rainforest Camp by Rebecca Johnson


Crichton Award – The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke and Van T Rudd


New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Picture Book Award – That’s not a hippopotamus! by Juliette MacIver and Sarah Davis


Davitt winner: Young Adult Novel – Frankie by Shivaun Plozza




Davitt winner: Children”s Novel – Wormwood Mire by Judith Rossell


National Book Award (US) – Young People’s Literature – Far From The Tree by Robin Benway