2012 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

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The shortlists for the 2012 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards have been released.

Award for Fiction

All That I Am by Anna Funder (Penguin)
The Cook by Wayne Macauley (Text)
Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears (Allen & Unwin)
Cold Light by Frank Moorhouse (Random House)
A History of Books by Gerald Murnane (Giramondo)
Mateship with Birds by Carrie Tiffany (Pan Macmillan)

Award for Non-Fiction

1835: The Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia by James Boyce (Black Inc.)
The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage (Allen & Unwin)
Adelaide by Kerryn Goldsworthy (NewSouth)
The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays by Simon Leys (Black Inc.)
True North by Brenda Niall (Text)
Her Father's Daughter by Alice Pung (Black Inc.)

Award for Drama

National Interest by Aidan Fennessy (Melbourne Theatre Company and Black Swan State Theatre Company)
A Golem Story by Lally Katz (Malthouse Theatre)
Boxman by Daniel Keene (If Theatre, Big West Festival)

Award for Poetry

Vishvarupa by Michelle Cahill (Five Islands)
Armour by John Kinsella (Pan Macmillan)
Southern Barbarians by John Mateer (Giramondo)

Award for Writing for Young Adults

The Shadow Girl by John Larkin (Random House)
The Shiny Guys by Doug MacLeod (Penguin)
All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield (Text)

I'm not sure when  the winners will be announced.

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