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Dancing Home
Dancing Home
Paul Collis


Winner of the 2016 David Unaipon Award


Swallow The Air (10th Anniversary Edition)
Swallow The Air (1...
Tara June Winch


In 2006, Tara June Winch’s startling debut Swallow the Air was published to acclaim. Its poetic yet visceral style announced the arrival a fresh and exciting new talent. This 10th anniversary e ...


Not Just Black and White
Not Just Black and...
Lesley Williams
Tammy Williams


An extraordinary memoir about two women, striving for equality and determined to make sure history is not forgotten.


Heat and Light
Heat and Light
Ellen van Neerven


In this award-winning work of fiction, Ellen van Neerven takes her readers on a journey that is mythical, mystical and still achingly real.


Mazin Grace
Mazin Grace
Dylan Coleman


Growing up on the Mission isn't easy for feisty Grace, especially when her classmates tease her for not having a father. Winner of the 2011 David Unaipon Award for Indigenous Writing.


Purple Threads
Purple Threads
Jeanine Leane


Winner of the 2010 David Unaipon Award for Indigenous Writing, Purple Threads is a humorous collection of rural yarns by a gifted storyteller.


The Boundary
The Boundary
Nicole Watson


Winner of the 2009 David Unaipon Award. Hours after rejecting the Corrowa People’s native title claim on Brisbane’s Meston Park, Justice Bruce Brosnan is brutally murdered in his home. Days later, la ...


Home
Home
Larissa Behrendt


Candice is a young woman setting out on her first visit to the traditional land of her Aboriginal grandmother. When she arrives at the 'place where the two rivers meet', the twentieth century falls aw ...


Every Secret Thing
Every Secret Thing
Marie Munkara


When culture and faith collide...nothing is sacred. Playful and sharp, Marie Munkara’s wonderfully original stories cast a taunting new light on the mission era in Australia. 2008 David Unaipon Award ...


Skin Painting
Skin Painting
Elizabeth Hodgson


Brave, haunting and evocative, this powerful volume is poetry as memoir. From her early experiences in an institution and the effect of this on her family to the illustration of her strength and indep ...



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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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