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2022
Winners announced

2022 Winner

2022
The Mother Wound book cover
Pan Macmillan Australia
Winner

2022 Highly commended

2022
cover image of muddy people
Black Inc. Books
Highly commended
2022
Black and Blue
Scribe Publications
Highly commended
2022
cover image of mother and i
Hunter Publishers
Highly commended

The Michael Crouch Award for a Debut Work was introduced in 2019. This annual award is valued at $5,000 and is awarded for an outstanding first published biography, autobiography or memoir by an Australian writer.

Past winners

2021
One Bright Moon
HarperCollins Publishers
Winner
2020
Cover image Hearing Maud by Jessica White
UWA Publishing
Winner
2019
Miss Ex Yugoslavia
Winner