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2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Shortlist: Shepherd by Catherine Jinks

The Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA), alongside ARA Group, recently announced the 2020 shortlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Shepherd by Catherine Jinks was one of the novels featured in the shortlist. One of Australia’s most well-known writers for children and young adults, Catherine has written a riveting, fast-paced adult historical thriller that brings the brutality

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ARA Historical Novel Prize

2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Shortlist: Interview with Sienna Brown

The Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA), alongside ARA Group, recently announced the 2020 shortlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Master of My Fate by Sienna Brown was one of the novels featured in the shortlist. Debut historical novelist, Sienna Brown, tells an unknown coming-of-age survival story about a Jamaican slave transported to New South Wales

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ARA Historical Novel Prize

ARA Historical Novel Prize shortlist celebrates the rich tapestry of Australia’s history

The Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA), alongside ARA Group, has today announced the 2020 shortlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize.   The 2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize shortlist is: Master of My Fate by Sienna Brown (Penguin Books Australia): Debut historical novelist, Sienna Brown, tells an unknown coming-of-age survival story about a Jamaican

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ARA Historical Novel Prize

2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: The Yield by Tara June Winch

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. The Yield by Tara June Winch was one of the novels featured in the longlist. We chat with Tara below about what being longlisted means to her and

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2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas was one of the novels featured in the longlist. In the video below (available via the HNSA Youtube channel), we chat with Christos about what

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2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize Longlist: Shepherd by Catherine Jinks

HNSA, in partnerships with ARA Group, recently announced the eight talented authors, and their outstanding novels, selected in the 2020 longlist for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize. Shepherd by Catherine Jinks was one of the novels featured in the longlist. We chat with Catherine below about why she entered the prize and what historical fiction means to

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