We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the 2022 Indie Book Awards!
- Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser
- Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer
- Love Objects by Emily Maguire
- Who Gets to Be Smart by Bri Lee
- How We Love by Clementine Ford
- Larrimah by Caroline Graham and Kylie Stevenson
- My Adventurous Life by Dick Smith
- Happy Hour by Jacquie Byron
- The Curlew's Eye by Karen Manton
- The Great Forest by David Lindenmayer, with photographs by Chris Taylor, Sarah Rees & Steven Kuiter
- The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough
- Terciel and Elinor by Garth Nix
- Dark Rise by C.S. Pacat
- Dragon Skin by Karen Foxlee
- Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam Goodes & Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy
The shortlists will be announced on 19th January 2022 with the Category Winners and the Overall Book of the Year Winner being announced at a virtual awards event on Monday 21 March.
The rest of the longlists and more information can be found here.
by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy
An accessible picture book for young children that introduces First Nations history and the term 'terra nullius' to a general audience, from Australian of the Year, community leader and anti-racism advocate Adam Goodes and political adviser and former journalist Ellie Laing, with artwork by Barkindji illustrator David Hardy.
by Garth Nix
Bestselling novelist Garth Nix returns to the Old Kingdom for the never-before-told love story of Sabriel's parents, Terciel and Elinor, and the charter magic that brought them together - and threatened to tear them apart. A long-awaited prequel to a classic fantasy series.
by David Lindenmayer, with photographs by Chris Taylor, Sarah Rees and Steven Kuiter
A tribute to an extraordinary landscape now under severe threat. The exquisite photographs reveal the mountain ash forests of central Victoria to be one of Australia's great natural treasures.