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Shortlist announced

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.

Vote for your favourite book shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.

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Past winners


Book of Dirt cover
Bram Presser
Text Publishing


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