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Creative team snaps up the film and TV rights to ‘Invisible Boys’

Creative team snaps up the film and TV rights to ‘Invisible Boys’

Invisible Boys the award winning young adult novel by Western Australian writer Holden Sheppard could be heading to the screen after a top directing and producing team snapped up the TV and film rights to the work. Fresh off it’s win at the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards, Fremantle Press have announced that director Nicholas Verso […]

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Holden Sheppard wins at the WA Premier’s Book Awards

Holden Sheppard wins at the WA Premier’s Book Awards

The winners of the 2019 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards were announced at the State Library of Western Australia on Friday night. Holden Sheppard was awarded the $15,000 Premier’s Prize for an Emerging Writer for his young adult novel Invisible Boys. The judges lauded the powerful young adult novel as funny, yet devastating with vividly imagined […]

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Holden Sheppard’s ‘Invisible Boys’ shortlisted for Premier’s Prize

Holden Sheppard’s ‘Invisible Boys’ shortlisted for Premier’s Prize

Western Australian author Holden Sheppard continues to rack up accolades for his debut novel, Invisible Boys, taking a place on the shortlist for the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards. The multi-award winning novel tells the story of three young gay men learning to understand their sexuality in rural WA, and has now been nominated for the Premier’s […]

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Holden Sheppard’s Invisible Boys continues its run of success

Holden Sheppard’s Invisible Boys continues its run of success

The 2020 Indie Book Awards have released their long list of nominations, and WA writer Holden Sheppard’s young adult novel Invisible Boys is among the nominees. Since being released earlier this year the Geraldton raised author’s debut novel has been attracting high praise and racking up award nominations. Also making the list is the new book by […]

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Holden Sheppard wins Hungerford Award for Invisible Boys

Holden Sheppard wins Hungerford Award for Invisible Boys

Local author Holden Sheppard has won the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award for his novel about growing up gay in country WA. The Geraldton-born writer has been awarded $12,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press for the manuscript Invisible Boys. Only WA writers writing their first full-length unpublished work are eligible for the prize. Set in […]

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Invisible Boys: Holden Sheppard explores growing up gay in Geraldton

Invisible Boys: Holden Sheppard explores growing up gay in Geraldton

Western Australian author Holden Sheppard is one of six writers nominated for the prestigious Hungerford Award for his latest work exploring the experience of growing up gay in regional WA. Invisible Boys follows four gay teenagers living in present day Geraldton, alternating between their different viewpoints as they struggle with the issues that surround coming […]

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