2019 Inky Awards Longlist


The 2019 Inky Awards longlist has been announced! The Inky Awards are Australia's only teen choice book awards. The Inky Awards give young adults across Australia the opportunity to vote for their favourite YA release of the year. The awards are divided into two categories: the Gold Inky for Australian fiction and the Silver Inky for international fiction.

Gold Inky Award

Hive by A.J. Betts

A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews

I Am Out With Lanterns by Emily Gale

Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough

Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman

The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot

Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff

White Night by Ellie Marney

Whisper by Lynette Noni

After the Lights Go Out by Lili Wilkinson

Silver Inky Award

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

What if It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking

I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman

The Astonishing Colour of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Navigating the Stars by Maria V. Snyder

Find out more about the Inky Awards here.