The Age Book of the Year Awards 2012 announced
by Clayton Wehner - August 25th, 2012
1835: The Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia by James Boyce won the overall Age Book of the Year Award, worth $10,000. The book also won the Non-Fiction Prize, worth $2,500.
Foal’s Bread by Gillian Mears was selected as this year’s Age Book of the Year fiction prize and the poetry prize was presented to Mal McKimmie for The Brokenness Sonnets I-III and Other Poems. Both prizes are worth $2,500.