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Entries now open for the 2020 National Biography Award

Entries are now open for the 2020 National Biography Award – Australia's richest prize for biography and memoir writing. 

The overall winner will receive $25,000, with $5,000 awarded to the best debut biography or memoir.

In addition, each shortlisted author will receive $2,000.

Entries close: 12 February 2020.  

View guidelines and entry form

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