Awards & Winners

Sonya Hartnett

Date of Birth 23-February-1968
Place of Birth Box Hill
(Victoria, Melbourne)
Nationality Australia
Also know as Cameron S. Redfern
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author
Sonya Hartnett is an Australian author of fiction for adults, young adults, and children. She has been called "the finest Australian writer of her generation". For her career contribution to "children's and young adult literature in the broadest sense" Hartnett won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council in 2008, the biggest prize in children's literature. She has published books as by Sonya Hartnett, S. L. Hartnett, and Cameron S. Redfern.

Awards by Sonya Hartnett

Check all the awards nominated and won by Sonya Hartnett.


Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Michael L. Printz Award Surrender
Honor Book
Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
Honored for : Thursday's Child

Nominations 2002 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Thursday's Child


Aurealis Award for best young-adult novel
Honored for : Thursday's Child