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2017 Inky Awards Shortlist Announcement!

Aug 15,2017
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Award voting is now closed for 2017 - thanks for your support!

Want to be among the first to congratulate the 2017 Gold and Silver Inky Award winners? Book now to attend the Inky Awards ceremony on 2 October.

And if you did cast a vote this year, don't forget to check back on 2 October to find out if you've won the full set of the 20 longlisted titles.

The Inky Awards shortlist

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Whittling down such a stellar longlist was no easy feat, and the judges' discussions ranged long into the night, with no merit left unnoticed nor any weakness undiscussed.

Overall, the judges were incredibly impressed by the depth of quality represented by the longlisted titles, and extend their congratulations to all of the authors. But alas, twenty must become ten. Without further ado, let us all gaze in awe at the 2017 Inky Awards Shortlist:

Gold Inky Award Shortlist (for Australian titles)

Frankie by Shivaun Plozza
My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier
One Would Think the Deep by Claire Zorn
The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

Silver Inky Award Shortlist (for international titles)

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan

***The Inky Awards longlist, shortlist and winners are entirely selected by teens. As a result, you must be under the age of 20 to vote in the Inky Awards. Sorry grown-ups! You can still read the books, though, so it's not all bad.

Aug 20,2017
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Interesting to see how many of the Gold shortlist are also on the CBCA list! 

Aug 18,2017
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Holding up the universe

Aug 18,2017
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Holding up the universe

Aug 18,2017
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err

Aug 17,2017
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Holding up the universe

Aug 17,2017
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Holding up the universe means so much to me and helped me through a very hard time in my life. It 

it shown and told me I should love myself the way I am and not stress about my apparent insucurities

because everyone has there own and that makes me me.

Aug 17,2017
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Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

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