The Inky Awards - the Gold Inky

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by teens. There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian book, and the Silver Inky Award for an international book.

The Winner of the Gold Inky Award

Words in Deep Blue
By Cath Crowley

The Shortlist


By Shivaun Plozza
My Sister Rosa
By Justine Larbalestier

One Would Think the Deep

by Claire Zorn

The Longlist

The Sidekicks
By Will Kostakis
The Yearbook Committee
By Sarah Ayoub