Indie Book Awards 2024

Indie Book Awards 2024

The longlists for the 2024 Indie Book Awards, presented by Leading Edge Books, have been announced.

The titles longlisted in the Fiction category are:

  • Lola in the Mirror (Trent Dalton, Fourth Estate)  *
  • Restless Dolly Maunder (Kate Grenville, Text)
  • The Seven (Chris Hammer, A&U)  *
  • Edenglassie (Melissa Lucashenko, UQP)
  • The Hummingbird Effect (Kate Mildenhall, Scribner)  *
  • Homecoming (Kate Morton, A&U)
  • God Forgets About the Poor (Peter Polites, Ultimo)
  • Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect (Benjamin Stevenson, Michael Joseph)
  • The Bookbinder of Jericho (Pip Williams, Affirm)
  • Stone Yard Devotional (Charlotte Wood, A&U)  *

Shortlists will be announced on 17 January 2024, with the category winners and the overall Book of the Year winner to be announced at a virtual event on 25 March.

To see all the shortlists and for more information about the awards, go to – Indie Book Awards | Celebrating the best Australian writing

The books marked * have reviewed by QRC.  To read the review, click on the book’s title.

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