Text Publishing today announced the shortlist for the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing.
There were over 300 entries and the shortlisted books are:
- The Relic, Myke Bartlett
- The Accident, Kate Hendrick
- Wild Card, Sophie Masson
- Sparrow, Damian Morgan
- The Brothers of Turoc, Rebecca Timmis
The winner will be announced at the Australian Booksellers’ Association Conference in Melbourne on Monday July 25, and on the Text website later that day. The winning book will be published by Text in mid-2012.