Posted by: Lisa Hill | May 19, 2013

2013 NSW Premier’s Literary Award winners

The winners of the 2013 NSW Premier’s Literary Award winners were announced today and here they are!

Animal PeopleChrisMateship with Birdstina Stead Prize for Fiction

Mateship with Birds by Carrie Tiffany (Picador) See my review and Carrie Tiffany at the Parkdale Library

People’s Choice Award

Animal People by Charlotte Wood (Allen & Unwin) See my review and Meet an Aussie Author: Charlotte Wood

Special Award for Australian Fiction

David Ireland, see my review of The Glass Canoe 

DouglaThe Office: A Hardworking Historys Stewart Prize for Nonfiction

The Office: A Hardworking History by Gideon Haigh (Melbourne University Press)

Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry

Ruby Moonlight by Ali Cobby-Eckermann (Magabala Books)

Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature

A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty (Pan Macmillan)

The Ghost of Miss Annabel SpoonPatricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature

The Ghost of Miss Annabel Spoon by Aaron Blabey (Viking)

Don't Go Back to Where You Came from: Why Multiculturalism WorksCommunity Relations Commission for a multicultural NSW Award

Don’t Go Back to Where You Came from: Why Multiculturalism Works, Tim Soutphommasane (New South Publishing)

The Last ThreadUTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing

The Last Thread, Michael Sala (Affirm Press) See a review at Liticism or at Whispering Gums.

NSW Premier’s Translation Prize

Peter Boyle

Congratulations to all the authors and publishers!

To check out the other very worthy titles which were shortlisted, click here.


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