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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 Prizes are awarded across 14 categories in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and published and unpublished works.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in categories for published works and include development awards and prizes for young and emerging writers and unpublished manuscripts.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

Ned Kelly Awards 2018 longlists for Australian Crime writing

2018 Ned Kelly Awards Longlist

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) is dedicated to promoting greater recognition for crime, thriller and mystery writing in Australia. The list of past winners of the Ned Kelly Awards reads like a who’s who of Australian crime writing, including Jon Cleary, Peter Corris, Gabrielle Lord, Peter Temple and Garry Disher. Up-and-coming talent is also … Read more

Could you be an SLQ Fellow in 2018?

Annerley-Stephens History Group were the proud recipients of the John Oxley Library Community History Award in 2017. Photo by Josef Ruckli.

Applications are now open nationwide for several fellowships as part of the 2018 Queensland Memory Awards. They include the prestigious John Oxley Library Fellowship, the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship, Letty Katts Award and four Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Fellowships. The aim of the awards and fellowships is to uncover unique … Read more

Doing something innovative in your library? Why not nominate for a National Award for Local Government?

National Awards for Local Government

Entries open 22 January and close on 2 March, 2018 Queensland public libraries are encouraged to submit a nomination for the Awards for Local Government. About the Awards The Awards recognise the important role of local governments in delivering services to Australians in urban and regional communities and celebrate projects that demonstrate leading practice, deliver improved outcomes, … Read more