Now that the longlist of titles has been selected, the search is on for a team of six teen judges to whittle the list down to ten titles (five Australian, five international). The final winners will be selected by votes submitted through the Inside a Dog website after the shortlist is announced in August 2014.
The longlisted titles are listed below. For more information on how to apply for a position on the shortlist selection panel, visit the Inside a Dog website. Applications close on the 14th April 2014. You can also find links to past Inky Award longlists and shortlists here.
Zac & Mia – A J Betts (KBR review here)
All This Could End – Steph Bowe (KBR review here)
Steal My Sunshine – Emily Gale
The Whole of My World – Nicole Hayes (KBR review here)
These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner (KBR review here)
The First Third – Will Kostakis (KBR review here)
Every Breath – Ellie Marney (KBR review here)
Fairytales for Wilde Girls – Allyse Near
Run – Tim Sinclair
The Sky So Heavy – Claire Zorn (KBR review here)
Silver Inky Titles
All The Truth That’s In Me – Julie Berry (KBR review here)
Where the Stars Still Shine – Trish Doller
Seraphina – Rachel Hartman
When We Wake – Karen Healey
Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan
Acid – Emma Pass
Man Made Boy – Jon Skovron
Winger – Andrew Smith
Wild Awake – Hilary T. Smith (KBR review here)
The Screaming Staircase – Jonathan Stroud
For more information about the Inky’s, visit the Inside a Dog website.