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2011 Inky Awards Long List

Jul 01,2011
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This year celebrates the fifth year of the Inky Awards and what a five years it has been!

The Inkys are international awards for teenage literature that are voted for online by the readers of  It recognises the fantastic home grown writing talent from Australia with the Gold Inky and also titles that come from across the ocean with the Silver Inky.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Inky Award Long List for 2011.

Congratulations to all the authors, publishers, editors and all involved with the long listed titles.


(Australian titles)

  • Pigboy by  JC Burke 
  • Good Oil by Laura Buzo 
  • Just a Girl by Jane Caro 
  • The FitzOsbourne’s in Exile by Michelle Cooper 
  • Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley 
  • This is Shyness by Leanne Hall 
  • Black Painted Fingernails by Steven Herrick 
  • Silvermay by James Moloney 
  • The Comet Box by Adrian Stirling 
  • All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield 


(International titles)

  • Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  • Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
  • No and Me by Delphine de Vigan
  • Where She Went by Gayle Forman
  • Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
  • The Agency: The Body at the Tower by YS Lee
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  • First Light by Rebecca Stead
  • Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco Stork
  • Violence 101by  Denis Wright 

The short list will be announced on September 1st with the voting open until October 18th.

Each day next week you'll be getting to know your 2011 Inky judges.


You can get involved too!

The Creative Reading Prize will be launched next week here on the Dog!


Follow this link to find out more about each of the books here.

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