2021
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About the Prize

The People’s Choice Award was introduced in 2009 to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

The People’s Choice Award is not open to entry, but voted for by the people of NSW from the shortlist for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.  Voting  details are posted on the State Library of NSW Website at the time the shortlist is announced.

Past winners

2020

Cover image of the book The Yield.
Penguin Random House
Winner

2019

Boy Swallows Universe cover
Winner

2018

Book of Dirt cover
Text Publishing
Winner

2017

Book cover image for Vancouver 3 in the series Wisdom Tree by Nick Earls
Winner