Inky Awards 2012 long list has been announced, I’m a little late with this as I’ve been having internet problems. The Inky’s are awards for the best teen literature and are broken up into best Australian author (Gold) and best International author (Silver). The complete list is as follows
Gold Inky Longlist
- Shift by Em Bailey
- Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar
- Brotherband 1: The Outcasts by John Flanagan
- Act of Faith by Kelly Gardiner
- Queen of the Night by Leanne Hall
- Blood Song by Rhiannon Hart
- Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan
- The Coming of the Whirlpool: Ship Kings 1 by Andrew McGahan
- The Deep: Here Be Dragons, Vol 1 by Tom Taylor (illustrated by James Brouwer)
- The Reluctant Hallelujah by Gabrielle Williams
Silver Inky Longlist
- Bitterblue by Kirstin Cashore
- BZRK by Michael Grant
- Fault in Our Stars by John Green
- Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
- Storm: Elementals 1 by Brigid Kemmerer
- A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
- Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
- The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
- Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
A huge congrats to all nominated authors, and best of luck.
The Inky Award Winners have been announced.
The Gold Inky for the most popular Australian book for 2011 was won by James Moloney for his fantasy novel Silvermay.
The Silver Inky for the most popular international book went to Cassandra Clare for her Victorian-era fantasy Clockwork Angel.
A big congrats to these winners and all the other nominees.
Today was the day the short list for the Inky Awards (a choice award for teenagers) was announced. Here it is…
THE GOLD INKY (for an Australian YA book)
Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
This Is Shyness by Leanne Hall
Silvermay by James Moloney
Black Painted Fingernails by Steven Herrick
All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield
The SILVER INKY (for an international YA book)
Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
No and Me by Delphine de Vigan
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
The Agency: The Body at the Tower by Y.S. Lee
Where She Went by Gayle Forman
A big congrats to all listed authors.
If you are under 20 years of age you can vote for your favourite here. Voting closes midnight October 14 with the winners announced on the 25th.
Readers of insideadog.com.au are the ones who get to vote for the Inky Awards, international awards for teenage literature. The Inkys are divided into two categories; the Gold Inky which recognised writing talent that comes from Australia and the Silver Inky for international titles.
The long lists for the Inkys were announced on July 1 and here are the deserving nominees:
GOLD INKY LONG LIST
- Pigboy by JC Burke
- Good Oil by Laura Buzo
- Just a Girl by Jane Caro
- The FitzOsbourne’s in Exile by Michelle Cooper
- Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
- This is Shyness by Leanne Hall
- Black Painted Fingernails by Steven Herrick
- Silvermay by James Moloney
- The Comet Box by Adrian Stirling
- All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield
SILVER INKY LONG LIST
- Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
- Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
- No and Me by Delphine de Vigan
- Where She Went by Gayle Forman
- Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
- The Agency: The Body in the Tower by YS Lee
- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
- First Light by Rebecca Stead
- Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco Stork
- Violence 101 by Denis Wright
September 1 will see the short list announced and the voting will be open until October 18.
If you would like to know more or find out about this years judges then head over to insideadog.com.au
and follow the links.