Media Centre For more detailed information, images and interviews please contact: Media & Communications Recent media releases Subject Subject Show All Awards Fellowships Exhibitions Library Council Ministerial media releases Acquisitions and rare documents Recent media stories Services State Librarian Show AllAwardsFellowshipsExhibitionsLibrary CouncilMinisterial media releasesAcquisitions and rare documentsRecent media storiesServicesState Librarian Search Reset All Winners announced Awards 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. Shortlist announced for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize Awards Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Books about media mogul Hector Crawford, Norway’s oil industry, and Wall Street’s First African American millionaire among the contenders. Inaugural award for women writers announced Awards Monday, 7 November 2016 Playwright Joanna Murray‐Smith wins $30,000 award. 2016 Ashurst Business Literature Prize Awards Tuesday 4 October 2016 Entries now open for Australia's most prestigious business literature prize. 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.