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2017 Inky Winners Announced!

Oct 02,2017
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On 2 October we announced the winners of the 2017 Inky Awards in a ceremony at State Library Victoria. In attendance were four Inky judges who conducted the proceedings, as well as shortlisted authors Shivaun Plozza and Zana Fraillon.  Both Silver and Gold Inky Award winners take home an Inky Award trophy, and the winner of the Gold Inky also receives $2,000 in prize money.

The winners of the 2017 Inky Awards are...


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Gold Inky

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Cath Crowley, for Words in Deep Blue. You can watch Cath's acceptance speech here.

Silver Inky

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Alice Oseman, for Radio Silence. You can watch Alice‚Äôs acceptance speech here.

Thank you all for reading, supporting, and voting for this year's Inky Awards books! A huge shout out to the fabulous teen judging panel who selected the shortlist, and to the longlisted authors for writing such amazing stuff.

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