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Tasmania Book Prizes 2011

Recognising Excellence in Literature and Publishing

2011 TASMANIA BOOK PRIZES WINNERS


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The Tasmania Book Prize: for best book with Tasmanian content in any genre - $25 000
Wanting by Richard Flanagan (Random House, 2008)

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The Margaret Scott Prize: for best book by a Tasmanian writer - $5 000
What Now, Tilda B? by Kathryn Lomer (University of Queensland Press, 2010)

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The University of Tasmania Prize: for the best book by a Tasmanian publisher - $5 000
Pardalote Press for Postcards from the Asylum by Karen Knight (2008)

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2011 TASMANIA BOOK PRIZES SHORTLIST


The Tasmania Book Prize for best book with Tasmanian content in any genre - $25,000

In Search of Hobart by Peter Timms (New South, October 2009)
Wanting by Richard Flanagan (Random House, 2008)
What Now, Tilda B? by Kathryn Lomer (University of Queensland Press, 2010)

THE MARGARET SCOTT PRIZE


The Margaret Scott Prize for best book by a Tasmanian writer - $5,000

Arabesques by Robert Dessaix (Picador Pan McMillan Australia, 2008)
Real Food Companion by Matthew Evans (Murdoch Books, 2010)
What Now, Tilda B? by Kathryn Lomer (University of Queensland Press, 2010)

THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA PRIZE


The University of Tasmania Prize for the best book by a Tasmanian publisher - $5,000

Pedder - The story, The paintings by Max Angus (Pedder 2000 inc., 2008)
Postcards from the Asylum by Karen Knight (Pardalote Press, 2008)
Van Diemen's Land Revealed edited by Dan Sprod (Blubber Head Press, 2009)

 

2011 Tasmania Book prizes judges: Anna Johnston (Chair), author and Associate Professor of English, University of Tasmania; Irene McGuire, book retailer; Tim Thorne, poet, critic and publisher.

Image: Fenella Kernebone