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Great Queensland Literature wins at Queensland Literary Awards

Winners of the Queensland Literary Awards were announced last night at State Library of Queensland. The awards honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from emerging Queensland writers. The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award for 2019 is Adani, Following Its Dirty Footsteps: A Personal Story by Lindsay Simpson. … Read more

Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2019

Pig the Grub by Aaron Blabey book cover

Winners Announced 1 November 2019 The Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards promote children’s books as literacy tools and raise awareness of the role speech pathologists play helping children develop language and literacy skills. The awards honour quality Australian children’s literature and encourage a love of reading. Literacy Literacy is based on good … Read more

Queensland Libraries represented in IFLA Marketing Awards

Story Seats 10 seats 10 Stories 10 Parks

Congratulations to Sunshine Coast Libraries for placing third in the coveted IFLA International Marketing Awards with their Story Seats project. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information … Read more

State Library research fellowships $60,000

Children on the verandah of a cottage in Pialba 1928

What’s your Queensland story? Applications are now open for five research fellowships totalling $60,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards. Use State Library of Queensland’s vast resources to uncover and share your stories. Researchers from all backgrounds and disciplines are encouraged to apply.       The Queensland Memory Awards include: John Oxley Library … Read more

Gerald Murnane wins Prime Minister’s Literary Award for ‘exquisite’ novel

Prime Minister's Literary Awards

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are among the most prestigious in Australia presented for exceptional works by Australian creatives. The awards recognise our talented authors, illustrators and historians greatest literature of the year. Winners selected from six categories    Above: Winners in the Children’s and Young Adult categories. Gerald Murnane was awarded the Fiction prize … Read more

Queensland Literary Awards 2018 winners announced

The Elephant by Peter Carnavas

The Queensland Literary Awards are managed by State Library of Queensland to honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from young and emerging Queensland writers. Prizes are awarded across 14 categories in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and published and unpublished works. Adult awards go to non-fiction titles Beth Wilson won The Courier-Mail People’s Choice … Read more

Exceptional Australian writers revealed as Queensland Literary Awards finalists

Queensland Literary Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

The Queensland Literary Awards recognise the literary achievements of published Queensland and Australian authors and celebrate and promote contemporary Australian books and writing. Awards are presented in categories for published works and include development awards and prizes for young and emerging writers and unpublished manuscripts. Above: Some of the books nominated for the 2018 Queensland … Read more