Longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards Announced

Margo Lanagan, Leanne Hall and John Flanagan make the longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards.

inkys_for_web2 The longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards for the best teen literature has been announced, with Margo Lanagan, Leanne Hall and John Flanagan all nominated for the Gold Inky award for Australian releases, and Patrick Ness, Marie Lu and Maggie Stiefvater making the cut for the Silver Inky, which goes to an international novel.

Four teen judges, along with writers James Moloney and Danielle Binks, will whittle the books down to a shortlist of five in both categories. The winner will be voted in by readers under 20 on Inside A Dog from August 27, and announced on October 24.

The full longlist is as follows - congrats one and all!

Gold Inky Longlist

Silver Inky Longlist