2013 Best non-illustrated Highly Commended Beatnik

Hachette New Zealand Award for
Best Non-Illustrated Book

Highly Commended 2013

BrownGirlsInBrightRedLipstick_Beatnik_1372edited_HRDesigner Sally Greer (cover),
Sally Greer and Ande Kuric (interior)

Title Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick
by Courtney Sina Meredith

Publisher Beatnik
Format 180 x 110mm, 72pp, hardback, embossed Wibalin case
Judges' Comments There were a large number of poetry books in this year’s longlist and this was the best of them. From the simple, elegant cover to the flash of the endpapers, the crafted type to the lipstick motif, all things worked to create a great little book.


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