The 2011 Inkys longlist

The 2011 longlist for the Inky Awards for teenage literature has been announced.

Longlisted Australian titles for the Gold Inky include:

  • Pig Boy (J C Burke, Woolshed Press)
  • Good Oil (Laura Buzo, A&U)
  • Just a Girl (Jane Caro, UQP)
  • The FitzOsbourne’s in Exile (Michelle Cooper, Random House)
  • Graffiti Moon (Cath Crowley, Pan Macmillan)
  • This is Shyness (Leanne Hall, Text)
  • Black Painted Fingernails (Steven Herrick, A&U)
  • Silvermay (James Moloney, HarperVoyager)
  • The Comet Box (Adrian Stirling, Penguin)
  • All I Ever Wanted (Vikki Wakefield, Text)

Longlisted international titles for the Silver Inky include:

  • Clockwork Angel (Cassandra Clare, Walker Books)
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares (Rachel Cohn & David Levithan, A&U)
  • No and Me (Delphine de Vigan, Bloomsbury)
  • Where She Went (Gayle Forman, Doubleday Children’s)
  • Bright Young Things (Anna Godbersen, Puffin)
  • The Agency: The Body in the Tower (Y S Lee, Candlewick Press)
  • Anna and the French Kiss (Stephanie Perkins, Penguin)
  • First Light (Rebecca Stead, Text)
  • Marcelo in the Real World (Francisco Stork, Scholastic)
  • Violence 101 (Denis Wright, Walker Books)

The shortlist is announced 1 September. Readers of will vote for the winning titles and voting is open until 18 October. For more information go here.