Category Archives: Queensland Literary Awards

Voting for the Courier Mail People’s Choice Book of the Year is open!

And My Hundred Lovers is on it…. Very chuffed indeed to be on a list that includes the wonderful Kristina Olsson and Matthew Condon. I’m a big fan, too, of Melissa Lucashenko — haven’t read the other books, but wish … Continue reading

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Queensland Literary Awards update

You may know that a group of us BrizVegas book-lovers have formed ourselves into a committee to save the disbanded Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards (axed by the new Queensland Premier in his first 10 days in office). Now separate from … Continue reading

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Round up time…

Sorry all, been a very busy bee, what with publication, launches, interviews, formally organising the Queensland people’s power literary awards into a more formal committee (the lovely Matt Condon, book-guru publicist and emerging author champ Alex Adsett, Stuart Cunningham from … Continue reading

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Not the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards

They’re up and running folks. Thanks to Matthew Condon Krissy Kneen and Fiona Stager’s wonderful BrizVegas bookshop Avid Reader, an alternative prize to the recently cancelled Queensland Premier’s Literary Prize is now open for business. Apply here Queensland Literary Awards … Continue reading

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