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Anonymous Premonition
Anonymous Premonit...
Yvette Holt


'Anonymous Premonition is lyrical and luscious but it is also poetic activism that packs a punch. In discussing pride in identity, painful memories, the realities of Aboriginal life and death, and the ...


Me, Antman & Fleabag
Me, Antman & Fleab...
Gayle Kennedy


Winner 2006 David Unaipon Award Take one woman, her partner Antman and their dog Fleabag, pack up the car, turn up the country music and you’ve got one spirited road trip ‘makin room for all the good ...


Swallow The Air
Swallow The Air
Tara June Winch


When May's mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by Aunty. However, their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn't seem to want them.


Whispers Of This Wik Woman
Whispers Of This W...
Fiona Doyle
Fiona Wirrer-Geor...


This absorbing and personal account of Wik activist Jean George Awumpun offers a rare understanding of Aboriginal identity and traditional land. To illustrate her proud Alngith Wikwaya beginnings, Awu ...


Caprice: A Stockman
Caprice: A Stockma...
Doris (Garimara) ...


This fictional account of one woman's journey to recover her family and heritage won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Set in the towns, pastoral stations ...


Bitin
Bitin' Back
Vivienne Cleven


Bitin' Back is a rollicking comic novel that nimbly blends the realities of smalltown prejudice and racial intolerance. When the Blackouts' star player Nevil Dooley wakes one morning to don a frock an ...


When Darkness Falls
When Darkness Fall...
John Bodey


Selected by Aboriginal writers Jackie Huggins, Doris Pilkington and Sam Watson as the Winner of the David Unaipon Award for unpublished indigenous writers. Powerful tales of an era before recorded tim ...


Of Muse, Meandering And Midnight
Of Muse, Meanderin...
Samuel Wagan Wats...


Announced, to widespread media attention, at Brisbane Writers Festival as winner of the 1999 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Aboriginal writers. Contemporary poetry by a young, urban Murri who is ...

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Warrigal
Warrigal's Way
Warrigal Anderson


"The story keeps pouring out onto the page. The strong authorial voice and storytelling style sweeps us along with it, making us experience joy and sadness. Wonderful story. A great read. I know h ...


The Sausage Tree
The Sausage Tree
Rosalie Medcraft
Valda Gee


"A fine example of a life story. The characters in this well written and interesting account of a battling family of Tasmanian Aborigines are vividly brought to life." Mudrooroo The title, "The Saus ...



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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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Join David Malouf as he launches his new poetry collection, An Open Book, in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and delivers the opening address at the Australian Short Story Festival in Perth.

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Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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