Awards

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

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NSW Premier's Literary Awards

Annual

Total prize money in 2019 is up to $305,000. 

 

NSW Premier's History Awards

Annual

Total prize money $75,000.

Entries are now open.

Shortstacks

Inaugural prize. 

Total prize money $20,000. 

Entries open until Monday 29 April 2019.

National Biography Award

Annual

Total prize money $42,000.

Entries have closed.

Ashurst Business Literature Prize

Annual

Total prize money $30,000.

Entries have closed.

2018 Mona Brand Award Winners

Biennial - next presented in 2020.

Total prize money $40,000.

2018 winners: Lucy Knox (Emerging Writer), Patricia Cornelius (Mona Brand Award Winner)

 

Awards in association with the State Library of NSW

Miles Franklin Award

Annual award of $60,000.

Nita B. Kibble Literary Awards

Biennial award of $30,000.
 

Dobbie Literary Award

Biennial award of $5,000.