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2021 winners announced

Monday 26 April 2021
A total of $305,000 awarded across 13 prizes in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Shortlists announced for 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Wednesday 24 March 2021
Contemporary works by leading and emerging Australian writers have been shortlisted.

New $30,000 Fellowship for Aboriginal creatives in NSW

Friday 29 January 2021
The Library is inviting Aboriginal artists, knowledge holders or creative practitioners to apply now for its new Fellowship.

Library announces new humour writing prize for young people

Wednesday 16 December 2020
Australia’s only humour writing prize is now giving authors two reasons to smile when entries open today, with the Library announcing a new category aimed at making sure that everyone can laugh!

Entries now open for the National Biography Award 2021

Wednesday 9 December 2020
Entries are now open for Australia’s richest prize for biographical writing and memoir.

2021 State Library of NSW fellowships announced

Monday 2 November 2020
Seven prestigious research fellowships totalling $116,000 have just been awarded.

Call for nominations

Monday 31 August 2020 
NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2021 entries open.

Shortlists announced for 2020 NSW Premier’s History Awards

Wednesday 5 August 2020
Eight judges considered 139 entries across the five prize categories. 

Past media releases