Join us as we discover who has won the 2016 Most Underrated Book Award, sponsored by Booktopia.
The winner of the Small Press Network’s Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA) will be announced at a special ceremony on the evening of Friday 11 November at the Wheeler Centre. Entry is free, but bookings are essential.
The Most Underrated Book Award, now in its fifth year, shines a light on titles from independent publishers that haven’t received the attention they deserve.
This year’s shortlist is:
- A Man Made Entirely of Bats by Patrick Lenton (Spineless Wonders)
- Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie (Text Publishing)
- Creating Cities by Marcus Westbury (Niche Press)
- The Floating Garden by Emma Ashmere (Spinifex Press).
Previous winners are The Cook (Wayne Macauley, Text Publishing), Fish-Hair Woman (Merlinda Bobis, Spinifex Press), A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists (Jane Rawson, Transit Lounge) and The Grapple Annual No. 1 (ed Duncan Felton, Grapple Publishing).