2005 Age Book of the Year Shortlists

The shortlisted works for the 2005 Age Book of the Year Awards have been released. The winners will be announced at the opening of the Melbourne Writers' Festival on Friday 19th August. The prize in each category is $10,000, with a further $10,000 for Book of the Year.

Plenty: Digressions on Food, Gay Bilson
A Certain Maritime Incident: The Sinking of SIEV X, Tony Kevin
Leaving Year Zero: Stories of Surviving Pol Pot's Cambodia, Richard Lunn
In Tasmania, Nicholas Shakespeare
Pig City: From the Saints to Savage Garden, Andrew Stafford

More or Less Than 1-100, M.T.C. Cronin
Broken/Open, Jill Jones
Domain, Ian McBryde
Blister Pack, David McCooey
The Colosseum, Dipti Saravanamuttu

March, Geraldine Brooks
Surrender, Sonya Hartnett
Sixty Lights, Gail Jones
Marsh Birds, Eva Sallis
I Have Kissed Your Lips, Gerard Windsor

[I must apologise to Dipti Saravanamuttu for not including a link to his poetry collection - I just couldn't find one.]

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