Jacinta Dimase Literary Agent Melbourne

Loretta Smith longlisted for the Nib Award!

August 13, 2019

The longlist for the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Literary Award, known as ‘the Nib’, has been announced. Among them is; ‘A Spanner in the works: The extraordinary story of Alice Anderson and Australia’s first all-girl garage (Loretta Smith, Hachette)’

Congratulations to Loretta and Hachette!

The shortlist will be announced on 31 August, with the winners announced on 14 November at a breakfast event hosted by author Richard Glover.

The winner will receive a cash prize of $20,000, while the authors of the shortlisted books will each receive the Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize of $1000.

The award, established by the Waverley Library in 2002, recognises the role of research in fiction and nonfiction.

Authors: Loretta Smith


Nib Longlist