Voting is now open for The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award
The Queensland Literary Awards celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writers. State Library of Queensland proudly manages the awards in collaboration with sponsors, industry partners and the writing community.
The 2019 awards offer a total prize pool of $253,500.
The awards include ten national prizes for outstanding books by Australian writers, illustrators and creators, two unpublished manuscripts awards – the Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer and the David Unaipon Award for an Emerging Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Writer, and development awards for Queensland writers – two Queensland Premier's Young Publishers and Writers Awards and three Queensland Writers Fellowships.
Nominations for the 2019 Queensland Literary Awards are now closed.
The full shortlists will be announced on 30 September.
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at State Library of Queensland on 12 November.
Vote now for The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award.
Congratulations to the eight finalists in the running for The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award.
Meet the 2019 judges.
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Congratulations to the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards winners and finalists.
Celebrate the success of Queensland Writers Fellowship recipients.
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The Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer is supported by Jenny Summerson through the Queensland Library Foundation.
A Queensland Writers Fellowship is supported by the Hocking Mackie Family through the Queensland Library Foundation.