Awards and competitions

State Library of Queensland proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, some open to all Queenslanders and some to specific client groups.

Queensland Literary AwardsQueensland Literary Awards
The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers. Nominations for 2015 close 19 June. Find out more about the Awards.

Young Writers AwardsYoung Writers Award
Entries are now open for SLQ's annual Young Writers Award, a $2,000 short story competition open to Queenslanders aged 15 to 25.

Treading the maze: an artist's book of daze, 1993, Susan E. King, Australian Library of Art, ALAAB KIN, SLQ.Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships
The Australian Library of Art at SLQ is offering two Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships for 2015, thanks to the generosity of the Foundation. Applications for Round 2 2015 close 1 June 2015.

Queensland Memory AwardsQueensland Memory Awards
The Queensland Memory Awards are given annually by the Library Board of Queensland to recognise the achievement of excellence in library research and the contribution of new knowledge to Queensland’s history. Supported by the Queensland Library Foundation.

Hall of FameQueensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame
The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame recognises the outstanding achievements of businesses and business leaders that have contributed to Queensland’s economy, reputation and innovations.

black&writeblack&write!
The black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project consists of an annual Indigenous Writing Fellowship competition and Indigenous Editing Internships.

Poetry Slam performerPoetry Slam
The Queensland section of the Australian Poetry Slam is hosted by the State Library. Workshops and heats are run throughout Queensland in July and August, with the final in September. The winner is flown to Sydney for the National Poetry Slam final.

Hot & BotheredHot & Bothered
Hot & Bothered – Save Modern Queensland invited you to submit a 3-minute film on a mid-century modern building in Queensland that you love. Winners announced!


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