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 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. 2017 National Biography Award shortlist announced Awards Monday 3 July 2017 Six compelling personal stories have been shortlisted for the $25,000 National Biography Award 2017. Tragicomic bromance takes writing prize Awards Thursday, 8 June 2017 Steve Toltz’s dark comedy chronicling the misadventure of two best mates has won Australia’s only humour writing prize. Winners announced Awards Monday, 22 May 2017 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards announced, with a total of $300,000 offered across 13 prizes. Shortlist for Australia’s only humour writing prize Awards Wednesday, 10 May 2017 State Library announces shortlisted for the 2017 Russell Prize for Humour Writing. 2017 shortlists announced Awards Wednesday, 26 April 2017 Works of today’s leading Australian writers have been shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Tribute to colonial Australia’s trailblazing businesswomen Awards Thursday, 30 March 2017 State Library Fellow, Dr Catherine Bishop takes prestigious $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize. Entries now open for the NSW Premier's History Awards 2017 Awards Monday, 27 February 2017 A total of $75,000 in prize money will be presented to the winners at an awards ceremony in September 2017. 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.