Carolyn Holbrook’s Queensland prize

Congratulations to Honest History distinguished supporter, Carolyn Holbrook, who has won a 2015 Queensland Literary Award for her book, Anzac: The Unauthorised Biography. The book won the University of Southern Queensland History Book Award, worth $10 000.

The thesis on which the book was based won the Dennis Wettenhall award at the University of Melbourne in 2013 for best thesis in Australian history and the Serle Award in 2013-2014 for the best history thesis nationwide. The book, published in 2014, was joint winner of the New South Wales Premier’s History awards in the World War I category.

Carolyn Holbrook will join Peter Stanley, Honest History president, and Brad Manera of the Anzac Memorial, Sydney, at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra, on 29 October to discuss the topic Defining Moments: Gallipoli Centenary a year to remember? The chair will be Mat Trinca, Director of the NMA.

10 October 2015