Read Alert - Youth Literature

2017 Inky Awards - Get involved!

October 03, 2016

inkyawards2016 All about the annual awards for youth literature – as chosen by teens:

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian book, and the Silver Inky Award for an international book.

The Awards are named after Inky - the Inside a Dog mascot and all-round wonder-dog.

How to get involved: * Consider becoming a 2017 Inky Awards Ambassador school. If you’re keen - get in touch with our team. * Encourage your teens to apply to be a judge! Applications open in March 2017. * Sign up for our monthly enewsletter to be the first to catch next year’s celebrated YA titles, submit judge applications, and access our free resources.

The 2017 Inky Awards calendar will be announced in the November enewsletter.