Michael Crouch Award for a Debut Work

2023
Applications closed
Annual

The Michael Crouch Award ($5,000) and is presented for an outstanding first published biography, autobiography or memoir.

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

2023

Book cover
    Winner
Missing
Allen & Unwin

2022

The Mother Wound book cover
    Winner
The Mother Wound
Pan Macmillan Australia

2021

One Bright Moon
    Winner
One Bright Moon
HarperCollins Publishers

2020

Cover image Hearing Maud by Jessica White
    Winner
Hearing Maud
UWA Publishing

2019

Miss Ex Yugoslavia
    Winner
Miss Ex-Yugoslavia
Last updated:  02 July 2024

Award Information

Annual

$5,000

For more information, please contact the Awards team.

awards@sl.nsw.gov.au

Phone: (02) 9273 1767, or alternatively (02) 9273 1770.