Every year, the Small Press Network runs the Most Underrated Book Award. This prize aims to uncover and celebrate the hidden gems of Australian publishing.

The Small Press Network is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Most Underrated Book Award.

The Most Underrated Book Award is sponsored by the Australian Booksellers Association and aims to uncover and celebrate the hidden gems of Australian publishing.

The 2018 shortlisted titles are:

    • Gwen by Goldie Goldbloom (Fremantle Press)
    • Living in Hope by the late Frank Byrne with Frances Coughlan & Gerard Waterford (Ptilotus Press)
    • Plane Tree Drive by Lynette Washington (Midnight Sun Publishing)

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2018 Most Underrated Book Awards

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2018 Shortlist

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2017 Winner

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2016 Shortlist

Previous Winners

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