Friday 20 July 2012

Event: Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

The National Library of Australia is hosting an event for members of the public to meet the authors, poets and filmmakers shortlisted for the 2012 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. You’re invited to a celebration of great Australian writing and a conversation about the writing life where you will be among the first to find out who’s won the Awards. Shortlisted authors will be available to sign copies of their books.

Young adult fiction shortlist:

·                                 A Straight Line to My Heart, Bill Condon
·                                 Being Here, Barry Jonsberg
·                                 Pan’s Whisper, Sue Lawson
·                                 When We Were Two, Robert Newton
·                                 Alaska, Sue Saliba

      Children's shortlist:

·                                 Evangeline, The Wish Keeper's Helper, Maggie Alderson
·                                 The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Graeme Base
·                                 Father's Day, Anne Brooksbank
·                                 Come Down, Cat!, written by Sonya Hartnett and illustrated by Lucia Masciullo
·                                 Goodnight, Mice!, written by Frances Watts and illustrated by Judy Watson

Where: National Library of Australia Theatre
When: 12 noon, Monday 23 July
Cost: Free
Bookings: 02 6262 1271 or

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