2022 Australian Book Design Awards Shortlists

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been shortlisted for the 2022 Australian Book Design Awards!

Best Designed Young Adult Cover
Off the Map by Scot Gardner, designed by Debra Billson
The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough, designed by Kirby Armstrong

The winners will be announced in June.

The rest of the shortlists and more information can be found here.

Off the Map

by Scot Gardner

By turns dark and light, funny and poignant, this unforgettable collection of stories takes us right to the heart of what it means to be young in today's world, from a CBCA award-winning author.

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The Boy from the Mish

by Gary Lonesborough

A funny and heartwarming queer Indigenous YA novel, set in a rural Australian community, about seventeen-year-old Jackson finding the courage to explore who he is, even if it scares him.

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