Events

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize ceremony

Monday 20 August 2018

The winner of Australian Book Review's Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize for 2018 will be announced at a ceremony at fortyfivedownstairs on Monday 20 August 2018. Readings from each of the shortlisted stories will precede the announcement.

The Jolley Prize ceremony is a free event and all are welcome, but please register you interest to attend via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More details will follow in coming weeks. Sign up to our free monthly eNews newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to get all the latest news about our prizes.


Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago

Australian Book Review in the USA

30 May to 11 June 2019

LA San Fran Chicago ABR June 2019 Feature

Australian Book Review is offering a cultural tour of the USA following the success of its first three tours. The tour will be led by Peter Rose, author and Editor of ABR, and Christopher Menz, an experienced cultural tour leader. Once again ABR is partnering with Academy Travel.

Join a like-minded group on a twelve-day tour that explores literature, art and architecture, theatre and music in three of America’s greatest cities: Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago. All three cities have magnificent art collections, great music and theatre offerings, splendid architecture, and strong literary traditions. The tour will experience selected cultural highlights in each city. Australian Book Review will also hold a special literary/cultural event.

Enquiries and bookings: For more information about the ABR USA tour please visit the Academy Travel website or contact Jamal Fairbrother: (02) 9235 0023 or 1800 639 699 (outside Sydney), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.