Inky Award winners announced

The State Library of Victoria’s Centre for Youth Literature announced the winners of the 2012 Gold and Silver Inky Awards on 23 October.

The Gold Inky winner, awarded to an Australian author,  is Shift by Em Bailey. Bailey receives a $2000 cash prize.

The Silver Inky winner (for an International book) is The Fault in Our Stars by American author John Green. Green has previously won a Silver Inky, in 2007 for Looking for Alaska .

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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.