2019 Indie Book Awards Shortlist


Established in 2008, the Indie Book Awards recognise and celebrate this country’s incredible talent and the role independent booksellers play in supporting and nurturing Australian writing.

Who will win in each category in 2019?

Shortlist for the 2019 Indie Book Awards:

All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys
Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee
Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Young Adult
Hive by A. J. Betts
Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough
A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg
Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina & Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Visit Avid Reader for the shortlist of Fiction, Non-fiction, Debut fiction and Illustrated Non-fiction titles.

The category winners, as well as the overall Book of the Year winner, will be announced on Monday 18 March.