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Oct 02,2017

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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Sep 17,2017

Interview questions for Ruta Sepetys, proudly provided by 15-year-old Inky Awards judge, Josh.

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Hi Josh! Thanks so much for these questions – Ruta

Q: What is your book about?

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Sep 16,2017

Interview questions for Silver Inky shortlisted David Levithan and Nina LaCour, proudly provided by 16-year-old Inky Awards judge, Kellie. 

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What is your book about?

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Sep 14,2017

An interview with Zana Fraillon about her book The Bone Sparrow, proudly presented by 13-year-old Inky Awards judge, Alex.

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Q: What is your book about?

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Sep 12,2017

This interview with Justine Larbalestier about her book My Sister Rosa by 15-year-old Inky Awards judge, Josh, certainly packs a punch! Ka-pow! (That's an in-joke about the book.) Good luck in the Inkys, Justine!

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Q: What is your book about?

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Sep 11,2017

Interview questions for Cath Crowley, proudly provided by 18-year-old Inky Awards judge, Vivien. Cath Crowley has been shortlisted for the 2017 Gold Inky Award for Words in Deep Blue, a book about books, letters and writing; it tackles some harder (and sweeter!) subjects, too. It's also predominantly set in a bookshop so... it rocks.

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Q: What is your book about?

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Sep 08,2017

Inky judge Ewen recently spoke with Gold Inky Award shortlistee, the ferociously talented Shivaun Plozza, to talk all things Frankie

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Q: What is your book about?

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Aug 15,2017

The 2017 Gold and Silver Inky Award winners were announced at the Inky Awards ceremony on 2 October.

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

The Inky Awards shortlist

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