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Awards

The Library’s vibrant awards program continues to bring together writers and readers to celebrate and promote excellence in literature and history.  Contact us for more information. 

NSW Premier's Literary Awards

Annual

Total prize money in 2017 including sponsored awards is $310,000. 

Entries for the 2017 Awards are now open.

NSW Premier's History Awards

Annual

Total prize money $75,000. 

The 2016 winners were announced at a ceremony on 2 September 2016.

Awards in association with the State Library of NSW

Miles Franklin Award

Annual award of $60,000
 

Nita B. Kibble Literary Awards

Annual award of $30,000.
 

Dobbie Literary Award


Annual award of $5,000
 

Kathleen Mitchell Award

Biennial award of $7,500