Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState LibrarianShow AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Subject Search Reset All 2018 Coral Thomas Fellowship winner Fellowships Friday 20 October 2017 Professor Grace Karskens has been awarded the prestigious $75,000 Coral Thomas Fellowship. Artist Wendy Sharpe to record landmark transformation Recent media stories Saturday, 30 September 2017 The award-winning Australian artist is set to record the first major building work in the historic Mitchell Building in over 50 years. Entries now open Awards Wednesday, 27 September 2017 The State Library is calling for entries in the 14th Ashurst Business Literature Prize. Winners announced Awards Friday 1 September 2017 State Library announces the 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards, offering $75,000 in prize money. Shortlist announced for 2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards Awards Thursday 24 August 2017 The works of today’s leading Australian historians have been shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier's History Awards. Call for nominations: NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2018 Awards Tuesday 22 August 2017 The State Library of NSW has announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Dr John Vallance to head up the State Library State Librarian Thursday, 3 August 2017 Minister for the Arts Don Harwin today announced Dr John Vallance as the new State Librarian and Chief Executive. Winning biography ‘unmasks’ Australia’s first media magnate Awards Monday 31 July 2017 A gripping biography of Australia’s first media magnate has won this year’s $25,000 National Biography Award, the State Library of NSW announced today. Show more Past media releases Media Releases - 2015 Media Releases - 2014 Media Releases - 2013 Media Releases - 2012 Media kit Library Experts Are you looking for an expert to interview? Browse our expert profiles.