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Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2015 shortlist announced

Readings has announced the titles shortlisted for their New Australian Fiction Prize in 2015.

The six shortlisted titles are:

  • The Other Side of the World (Stephanie Bishop, Hachette)
  • Last Day in the Dynamite Factory (Annah Faulkner, Picador)
  • In the Quiet (Eliza Henry-Jones, HarperCollins)
  • Arms Race (Nic Low, Text)
  • Hot Little Hands (Abigail Ulman, Hamish Hamilton)
  • Heat and Light (Ellen van Neerven, UQP)

The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction was established in 2014 with the aim to increase the promotion and success of books by Australian authors. The inaugural winner of the prize was Ceridwen Dovey for her short-story collection, Only the Animals.