2018 Award Winner & Shortlist

Congratulations to Jock Serong on winning the 2018 Colin Roderick Literary Award for his book, On the Java Ridge.

Jock was awarded a $20,000 cash prize and the silver H.T. Priestley Memorial Medal at the Foundation's annual dinner event on Tuesday 30th October in Townsville, Queensland.

Click on the images below to read more about this year's shortlist and our judges' comments.

 2018 WINNER 
 

Jock Serong
ON THE JAVA RIDGE
(Text Publishing)

 
   
 2018 SHORTLIST 

Lois Murphy
SOON
(Transit Lounge)

Tony Birch
COMMON PEOPLE
(University of Queensland Press)

Alexis Wright
TRACKER
(Giramondo Publishing

Claire Aman
BIRD COUNTRY
(Text Publishing)

Kim Scott
TABOO
(Pan Macmillan Australia)
 


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