2022 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards shortlists

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been shortlisted for the 2022 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards!

Writing for Young Adults:
- Tiger Daughter by Rebecca Lim

Indigenous Fiction:
- The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough

The winners will be announced on the 3rd February 2022.

The rest of the shortlists and more information can be found here.

The Boy from the Mish

by Gary Lonesborough

A funny and heartwarming queer Indigenous YA novel, set in a rural Australian community, about seventeen-year-old Jackson finding the courage to explore who he is, even if it scares him.

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Tiger Daughter

by Rebecca Lim

Wen Zhou is determined to create a future for herself that is more satisfying than the life her parents expect her to lead. Equal parts heartbreaking and hopeful, Tiger Daughter is a wonderfully compelling and authentic Own Voices novel about growing up Asian in Australia.

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