Tag Archive | Longlist 2009

Mark Barrett competition

Mark Barrett’s Joe Rat was one of the books on the Catalyst Longlist for 2009. The Bookbag website has a competition to win copies of both Joe Rat and The Wild Man. You can see the competition here, but the closing date is June 1st, so be quick.

How we choose the books

Here is how we selected the finalists for the Catalyst Awards 2009. The original selection of books was over 17 pages long – that’s why it’s called a longlist! But there are rules for Catalyst books that helped us cut the list down: The book must have been published between 1st July 2007 – 30th […]

Possible nominations

Any of these books could be shortlisted for the Catalyst Book Awards 2009. What’s your opinion? Mark Barratt: Joe Rat Stephen Baxter: The H Bomb Girl Theresa Breslin: The Nostradamus Prophecy N.M. Browne: Shadow Web Mike Carey: Confessions of a Blabbermouth Sonya Hartnett: Ghost Child Julie Hearn: Hazel Laura Ellen Kennedy: My Best Friend’s Brother […]