Indie Book Awards 2021

WINNERS ANNOUNCED – INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2021

Australian independent booksellers are thrilled to announce The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams (Affirm Press) as their favourite book from last year, and the winner of The Indie Book Awards 2021 Book of the Year.

 The Category Winners of the 2021 Indie Book Awards:

 OVERALL WINNER: BOOK OF THE YEAR:

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams (Affirm Press) *

 FICTION: Honeybee by Craig Silvey (Allen & Unwin) *

NON-FICTION: Phosphorescence by Julia Baird (Fourth Estate Australia) *

DEBUT FICTION: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams (Affirm Press) *

 ILLUSTRATED NON-FICTIONPlantopedia by Lauren Camilleri & Sophia Kaplan (Smith Street Books)

 CHILDREN’S: The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor (Affirm Press)

YOUNG ADULT: This One is Ours by Kate O’Donnell (University of Queensland Press)

Books marked * have been reviewed in these pages.

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