SMH Best Young Australian Novelist Award
Yesterday at the Sydney Writers’ Festival ‘Big Read‘ event was kicked off with the announcement of the SMH Best Young Australian Novelist Award. This year six authors were recognised for their novels published during 2012.
The winners were:
Following the announcement those in the audience heard the following authors read from their latest releases – Arnold Zable read from Violin Lessons, Sheila Hetti from How Should a Person Be?, Nicolas Rothwell from Belomor, Lauren Beukes from The Shining Girls and Patrick Ness from The Crane Wife.