Shu-Ling Chua and Tanya Vavilova winners of SNP Book of the Year

27 November 2021

Tanya Vavilova, and Melbourne based author Shu-Ling Chua, have been named winners of the 2021 Small Press Network (SPN) Book of the Year Award. This marks the first occasion the Australian prize has been awarded jointly.

The judges said ‘both titles exhibit beautiful and engaging writing, genuine and heartfelt examinations of identity and culture, and nuanced explorations of their themes. Each winner also showcases experimental forms and the power of small presses to bring unique stories to the world.’

Congratulations to both writers.