2012 Inky Awards Shortlist Announcement

We are very proud to announce the 2012 Inky Awards Shortlist!

Many thanks to the judges – Elizabeth, Joe, Nicole, Fergus, James Moloney, and Danielle Binks for their dedicated reading, and passionate advocating of their favourite titles. Here is what they’ve selected as the 2012 Inky Awards shortlist:

Shift by Em Bailey

Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar

Act of Faith by Kelly Gardiner

Queen of the Night by Leanne Hall

The Reluctant Hallelujah by Gabrielle Williams


BZRK by Michael Grant

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (illustrated by Jim Kay)

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Our congratulations to every shortlisted author.

Voting is open at insideadog.com.au/vote for 12-20 year olds, and if they are a registered inside a dog user, they’ll also go in the draw to win a copy of all ten shortlisted books!

Voting will close at midnight on 14 October. We’ll be announcing the winners of the Gold Inky and Silver Inky at our special evening event on 23 October at the State Library of Victoria. On 24 October the winners will be published on insideadog.com.au, and celebrated at a special InkyFest event for Years 5-10 students (held by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria) – book now!

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