Tagged: Barbara Jefferis Award

The Barbara Jefferis Award is an Australian award, “offered for ‘the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society'”
Margo Lanagan’s Sea Hearts aka The Brides of Rollrock Island won the prize in 2014. You can read her acceptance speech on her blog.

The Barbara Jefferis Award is an Australian award, “offered for ‘the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society'”
Margo Lanagan’s Sea Hearts aka The Brides of Rollrock Island won the prize in 2014. You can read her acceptance speech on her blog.

The Brides of Rollrock Island by

Also published as Sea-Hearts Misskaella isn’t as pretty and slim as her sisters, but as she grows she discovers that she has a power. She has an answer to their endless...