ALS Gold Medal Longlist 2013 announced

engagementThe longlist for the 2013 ALS Gold Medal has been announced.

The longlisted titles are:

  • Lola Bensky (Lily Brett, Hamish Hamilton)
  • Darkness on the Edge of Town (Jessie Cole, Fourth Estate)
  • Questions of Travel (Michelle de Kretser, A&U)
  • Montebello (Robert Drewe, Hamish Hamilton)
  • The Engagement (Chloe Hooper, Hamish Hamilton)
  • Cumulus: Collected Poems (Robert Gray, John Leonard Press)
  • Like a House on Fire (Cate Kennedy, Scribe)
  • Lost Voices (Christopher Koch, Fourth Estate)
  • The Mountain (Drusilla Modjeska, Vintage)
  • The History of Books (Gerald Murnane, Giramondo)
  • The Fine Colour of Rust (P A O’Reilly, HarperCollins)
  • The Light Between Oceans (M S Stedman, Vintage).

Published by

Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.