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Prime Minister's Literary Awards announce 2019 winners

12/07/2019 4:28 PM
Prime Minister's Literary Awards announce 2019 winners

The winners of the 2019 Prime Minister's Literary Awards were announced at a ceremony in Canberra today, recognising works published in Australia that contribute to our country's cultural and intellectual life. 

The winners of each category were awarded $80,000 (tax free!). 

Check out the full list below! 

 

Fiction

 

Nonfiction

  • Half the Perfect World: Writers, dreamers and drifters on Hydra, 1955–1964 (Paul Genoni & Tanya Dalziell, Monash University Press)

 

Australian history

  • The Bible in Australia: A cultural history (Meredith Lake, NewSouth)

 

Poetry

  • Sun Music: New and selected poems (Judith Beveridge, Giramondo)

 

Children’s fiction

 

Young adult fiction