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Saturday 8 June 2013

Inky Award 2013 Longlist Announced

The Inky Award is an annual award for youth literature – chosen by teen readers. 

Eligible books are nominated by readers of Inside a Dog. A longlist of 10 Australian and 10 International books is then selected by the Centre for Youth Literature. This longlist is then reviewed by a panel of six (mostly teenaged) judges who produce a shortlist of five Australian and five International titles.

The Inky Award 2013 Longlist, announced on 1st June, includes the following titles:

Gold Inky (Australian authors)
Fire in the Sea by Myke Bartlett
Girl Defective by Simmone Howell
My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonsberg
Cry Blue Murder by Kim Kane and Marion Roberts
Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil (KBR review here)
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina (KBR review here)
A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix
City by James Roy
Friday Brown by Vikki Wakefield (KBR review here)
Wildlife by Fiona Wood

Silver Inky (International authors)
The Diviners by Libba Bray
This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
See You at Harry's by Jo Knowles
Hostage Three by Nick Lake
Every Day by David Levithan
The Originals by Cat Patrick (KBR review here)
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

The shortlist will be announced on 26 August 2013 on the Inside a Dog website.