Two JdM creators received good news this morning, that their books had been shortlisted in the Indie Book Awards 2024!
DEBUT FICTION SHORTLIST
— The Visitors by Jane Harrison (Fourth Estate Australia)
—Neil, the Amazing Sea Cucumber by Amelia McInerney, illustrated by Lucinda Gifford (Affirm Press)
Hearty congratulations to both!
The list is chosen by Australian independent booksellers – who nominate their favourite Australian books of 2023. Leanne Kadareanu, Head of Books at Leading Edge Retail, proud facilitator of the awards says: “This year’s shortlist showcases the diversity and breadth of Australian publishing. For book lovers seeking Australian stories and content, indie booksellers are the ultimate guides, handpicking the best of the best. These are this year’s favourites as chosen by the true champions and lovers of Australian writing – our independent booksellers.”
The Category Winners and the Overall Book of the Year Winner will be announced at a virtual awards event on Monday 25 March 2024.