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ARA Historical Novel Prize shortlist

I’m thrilled to see that Robyn Mundy’s brilliant novel Cold Coast has made the shortlist of the prestigious ARA Historical Novel Prize. Congratulations to Robyn and to the two other shortlistees, Geraldine Brooks and Tom Keneally.

Also announced, the shortlist for the Children’s/Young Adult category. Congratulations to Brian Falkner, Katrina Nannestad and Claire Saxby.

The winners will be announced on 20 October. More information on the Historical Novel Society Australasia site.


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Historical novelists longlisted

The longlists for the 2022 ARA Historical Novel Prize, run by the Historical Novel Society Australasia, were announced last week, and I was absolutely thrilled to see several favourite writers listed.

Congratulations to…

Adult category

Children’s/Young Adult category

Thanks to Lisa at ANZ LitLovers for posting the news last week. Lisa has reviewed several of the adult titles.

The shortlists will be announced on 28 September and the winners on 20 October.


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