Longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards Announced
Margo Lanagan, Leanne Hall and John Flanagan make the longlist for the 2012 Inky Awards.
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
Shift by Em Bailey
Night Beach by Kirsty Eagar
Brotherband 1: The Outcasts by John Flanagan
Act of Faith by Kelly Gardiner
Queen of the Night by Leanne Hall
Blood Song by Rhiannon Hart
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan
The Coming of the Whirlpool: Ship Kings 1 by Andrew McGahan
The Deep: Here Be Dragons, Volume 1 by Tom Taylor (illustrated by James Brouwer)
The Reluctant Hallelujah by Gabrielle Williams
Silver Inky Longlist
Bitterblue by Kirstin Cashore
BZRK by Michael Grant
Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
Storm: Elementals 1 by Brigid Kemmerer
Legend by Marie Lu
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor