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WORLDSHAKER shortlisting

April 25, 2010

Yay! Worldshaker has been shortlisted for the Ethel Turner Prize in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards! Completely out of the blue – how often do fantasy books get chosen for such prizes? This shortlisting means that the judges selected Worldshaker as one of the 6 best YA novels by any Australian author anywhere. And if I won, it would mean $30,000 in prize money. But I’m not expecting a further miracle, I”m just delighted at this success. Another small step in the march of fantasy …

the Australian cover

Richard Harland

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