Melbourne Prize for Literature, Best Writing Award 2012 finalists announced!

Congratulations to our extraordinarily talented authors, finalists this year for The Melbourne Prize for Literature. You can learn more about The Melbourne Prize for Literature HERE.

We congratulate Sonya Hartnett, finalist for the Best Writing Award, presented for ‘a piece of published or produced work of outstanding clarity, originality and creativity by a Victorian writer’,  for her beautiful book The Children of the King  released earlier this year.

We congratulate Alison Lester, finalist for the Melbourne Prize for Literature, presented to a Victorian author ‘whose body of published or produced work has made an outstanding contribution to Australian literature, as well as to cultural and intellectual life’.

Congratulations to both authors, their contributions to children’s publishing has made a great difference to the ways in which we perceive and teach children’s literature.

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