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Wednesday, 27 September 2017
The State Library is calling for entries in the 14th Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

Winners announced

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

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

Tuesday 22 August 2017
The State Library of NSW has announced the opening of nominations for the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. 

Winning biography ‘unmasks’ Australia’s first media magnate

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

Monday 3 July 2017
Six compelling personal stories have been shortlisted for the $25,000 National Biography Award 2017.

Tragicomic bromance takes writing prize

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

Monday, 22 May 2017
2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards announced, with a total of $300,000 offered across 13 prizes.

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