Congratulations to the five talented Australian writers who made it on to the shortlist for the Commonwealth Book Prize 2013: Romy Ash for Floundering, Dylan Coleman for Mazin Grace, Chris Flynn for Tiger in Eden, Michael Sala for The Last Thread and Majok Tulba for Beneath the Darkening Sky. The regional winners have just been announced – they are:
Africa: Sterile Sky by E E Sule
Asia: Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera
Canada and Europe: The Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell
Caribbean: Disposable People: Inspired by True Events by Ezekel Alan
Pacific: The Last Thread by Michael Sala
Well done Michael Sala! The overall winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize 2013 will be announced on 31st May.