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Town
Town
James Roy


Everyone has a story. In Town, James Roy turns his hand to the short story, using it to explore the lives of the young residents of an Australian town. This town doesn’t have a name. But if it seems ...


Kumiko and the Dragon
Kumiko and the Dra...
Briony Stewart


Kumiko doesn't like going to bed. She can't sleep. The reason she can't sleep is the giant dragon that sits outside her bedroom window every single night. So one night she plucks up the courage to ask ...


Star Of The Circus
Star Of The Circus
Nette Hilton


Poor Bonnie Belinda Bennett. She can’t help coming last at everything, all the time. She’d love to be the best at something, one day. With the circus in town and an upcoming pet show, things just mig ...


Crossfire (New Edition)
Crossfire (New Edi...
James Moloney


'Luke could almost count the pig's strides as it closed in ... His father lay frantic in the dust, scarcely able to raise his head ... The pig would kill him.' Like father, like son. Luke's dad is a h ...


Skyfall
Skyfall
Anthony Eaton


When you live in the sky, the only way out is down ... Larinan Mann is an outsider, a social oddity. Born in contravention of the rules of his society, into a cold and powerful family, Lari's life se ...


Touch Me
Touch Me
James Moloney


'When can I hold you then?' he whispered. 'I want to. I ...' He was going to say I love you - but what did that mean? For Xavier McLachlan, rugby is life. Winning a 1st XV jersey means everything ... ...


A Bridge To Wiseman
A Bridge To Wisema...
James Moloney


Carl was afraid to breathe. The weight of the bird and its piercing gaze was enough to freeze him here forever. 'Now Carl set it free.' Carl Matt hasn't got much. There's just his younger brother Har ...


Daredevils
Daredevils
Bill Condon


'I don't want to live longer - I want to live bigger.' Thorns may have only a short time to live, but he's determined to make every second count. And that's where Jack comes in. Safe and quiet, he's g ...


Bronco, Fi, Maddie & Me
Bronco, Fi, Maddie...
Pauline Luke


When Mayor Banks announces that the historic Turra Bend Middle School needs to be demolished, Luke and his friends decide something has to be done to stop it. But what can a film nut, two netball mani ...


Loop: Short Stories
Loop: Short Storie...
Brian Caswell


From interdimensional time travel to the choices that define our lives here and now; from the inability to let go to the inevitability of change; from the many faces of alien contact to the healing po ...



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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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