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Mar 01,2018

We’re so excited to be able to share the 2018 Inky Awards longlist with you!

The longlist of 10 Australian and 10 international YA titles was selected by a panel of past Inky Awards judges, the Dog’s Advisory Board and Inside a Dog alumni, all young readers aged between 12 and 20 years.

 And without further ado, the 2018 Inky Awards longlists…..

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Gold Inky Award - Australian titles

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Feb 22,2018

This year we are introducing a new component to the Inky Awards, as part of our soon to be launched Inside a Dog website. We’re offering teens (from anywhere in Australia with an decent internet signal) the opportunity to become one of our inaugural Shadow Judges.

This might suit you if you are interested in being an Inky Awards judge, and you especially love writing, but don’t think you’d be able to commit to reading the full twenty longlisted books as well as participate in the shortlist deliberations. 

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Feb 15,2018

File 36954If you love reading, talking about books and debating what makes a great book, then apply now to be a 2018 Inky Awards Judge!

 What does an Inky Awards Judge do?

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Jan 29,2018

Nova Weetman is an author of both middle grade and young adult fiction books. Some of her works include The Haunting of Lily Frost, A Hot Cold Summer and Everything Is Changed.

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Nov 14,2017

Vivien recently made this comic about her experience as an Inky judge.


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Nov 13,2017

Aida created this video, which documents her journey through the mammoth reading process that is being an Inky Awards judge. Thanks, Aida!

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Nov 09,2017

Josh has shared with us this lovely, heartfelt piece of writing on his time as a judge. We thought the whole world should read it.

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Nov 08,2017

Brodie recently read a tonne of books for us in her time as an Inky judge. She also, in the end, figured out how to carry them all at once. We think.

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Nov 03,2017

Alex created this video on her time as an Inky judge. Thank you for all your hard work, Alex!

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