Shortlists announced for 2019 NSW Premier's Literary Awards

Thursday 28 February 2019

The State Library of NSW has announced the shortlists for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards 2019. 

Thirty judges considered almost 600 entries across 10 prize categories, with the winners to be announced on the eve of the Sydney Writers' Festival on Monday 29 April 2019. 

Up to $310,000 in prize money will be awarded including sponsored awards, making them the richest state-funded literary awards in the country. 

Administered by the State Library of NSW, in association with Create NSW, the State Library also acknowledges the sponsorship of Multicultural NSW and the University of Technology Sydney.

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