2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize: Regional Shortlists

The Regional Shortlists for the 2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize have been announced. In the South East Asia and South Pacific region the nominated works are:

Best Book
Ocean Roads by James George (New Zealand), Huia
Theft: A Love Story by Peter Carey (Australia), Knopf/Random House
Mr Pip by Lloyd Jones (New Zealand), Penguin
Carpentaria by Alexis Wright (Australia), Giramondo
The Fainter by Damien Wilkins (New Zealand), Victoria University Press
Red Spikes by Margo Lanagan (Australia), Allen and Unwin
Careless by Deborah Robertson (Australia), Picador

Best First Book
Tuvalu by Andrew O'Connor (Australia), Allen and Unwin
Davey Darling by Paul Shannon (New Zealand), Penguin
The Fish & Chip Song by Carl Nixon (New Zealand), Vintage
The Long Road of the Junkmailer by Patrick Holland (Australia), UQP
Poinciana by Jane Turner Goldsmith (Australia), Wakefield

In addition, M.J. Hyland's novel, Carry Me Down, is shortlisted under the Best Novel category in the Europe and South Asia region.

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