The Burial winners
First, I need to announce the winners of my latest competition. Thanks to the lovely people (hello, Clare and Sam!) at Allen & Unwin UK, I have three copies of Courtney Collins' marvellous debut novel, The Burial, to give away.
I used a list randomiser to choose the winners:
There were 4 items in your list. Here they are in random order:
- Victoria (Eve's Alexandria)
- Alison P
Timestamp: 2013-05-11 11:56:14 UTC
Congratulations to Victoria, David and Kats (and sorry, Alison) — I'll be in touch soon to find out your mailing addresses, which I will then pass on to the publisher, who will send out your books to you shortly.
My ILF donation
Finally, thanks to everyone who actively took part in Australian Literature Month and reviewed so many wonderful Australian books. As you will recall, I promised to donate 50 pence to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), a charity which gives books to families in remote communities in Australia, for every review posted during the month. There were 68 reviews listed on my Australian Literature Month review page, which means my donation should be £34, but I've decided to round it up to £40 (which is roughly $60).
According to the ILF, a $20 donation "will buy 3 or more books for an indigenous child living in a remote community", so I figure $60 will buy at least 9 books.