VOTE NOW: Australia’s Favourite Author 2016 – Heat 5

by |January 15, 2016

Australian Stories 5Our annual vote to discover Australia’s Favourite Author is here again! Over 100,000 Australians had their say last year, and this year will be even bigger!

It’s your chance to champion your favourite Australian authors and vote them through to next week’s final round of voting. You can vote for as many authors as you like, with the poll closing at midnight tonight.

This is the final heat! Check out the results of Heat 1, Heat 2, Heat 3 and Heat 4!

Click here, to see more details about the process, and don’t forget to check out last year’s results here!

So what are you waiting for? Get voting!


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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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  • Sharon McPherson

    January 15, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    Karly Lane writes the best Stories of Australian rural life!!!

  • Amanda Cruickshanks

    January 15, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Jenn McLeod…great Aussie author :-)

  • kath Slater

    January 15, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    Just read Rhonda Sermon’s new book Time Surfer,if this is her first book can’t wait for the next!

  • Maísa Ribeiro

    January 16, 2016 at 4:12 pm

    Ohhh Leisa Rayven a melhor 😍😍😍😍

  • Skuey

    January 17, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Chris Allen is without question Australia’s biggest and most talented writer! – Skuey

  • January 17, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    Tim Ferguson has written all sorts over the years – his latest ‘The Cheeky Monkey’ a comedy writing manual and his very funny and honest memoirs of life with MS ‘Carry A Big Stick’ are outstanding!

  • Mick Spring

    January 17, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    Chris Allen, great author, great bloke.

  • Craig Ostler

    January 17, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    Lets be blunt about it, reading action fiction books is an acquired taste, however for those who have that love, then they will enjoy the acrid scent of cordite wafting through their imaginations during one of the climatic gun battles while reading any one of the four books Chris Allen has thus far written.

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