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Rhiannon Wilde and Melanie La'Brooy shortlisted in Readings Prizes
Posted 24.08.2023

Rhiannon Wilde and Melanie La'Brooy shortlisted in Readings Prizes

Readings Books have announced the shortlists for the Readings Children's Prize and Readings Young Adult Prize this week. We're thrilled to share the news that two UQP authors have placed on their respective shortlists!

The Wintrish Girlby Melanie La'Brooy for The Children's Prize and Where You Left Usby Rhiannon Wilde for The Young Adult Prize. Congratulations, Melanie and Rhiannon!

These awards are presented to the best contributions to Australian literature from an emerging author. Previous UQP winners of the Readings Prize include Penny Tangey's As Fast As I Can(Readings Children's Prize) and Lisa Fuller's Ghost Bird(Readings Young Adult Prize).

The winners of this year's awards will be announced at a special ceremony in October. Stay tuned!