Friday, July 27, 2012

Queensland Book of the Year Shortlist

I'm delighted to announce that The Promise of Iceland has been shortlisted for The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year award.

The other shortlisted books are Closer to Stone by Simon Cleary, The Fix by Nick Earls, The Ottoman Hotel by Chris Currie (which I earlier reviewed here), Riding the Trains in Japan by Patrick Holland, and Worse Things Happen at Sea by William McInnes and Sarah Watts.

More details are available on The Courier-Mail's website here. You can vote for your favourite book here.

With Simon Cleary (centre) and Chris Currie (right). Picture by Steve Pohlner, The Courier-Mail.