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Thank you for joining us online for the 2020 Queensland Literary Awards announcement. You can re-watch the ceremony at anytime.
Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland by Joe Gorman (UQP)
Stone Sky Gold Mountain by Mirandi Riwoe (UQP)
Olive Cotton: A Life in Photography by Helen Ennis (HarperCollins)
Ghost Bird by Lisa Fuller (UQP)
As Fast As I Can by Penny Tangey (UQP)
Lucky Ticket by Joey Bui (Text Publishing)
Heide by Pi.O (Giramondo Publishing)
'The Space Between the Paperbark' by Jazz Money
'If You're Happy' by Fiona Robertson
A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird (Penguin Random House)
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This year’s 2020 trophies were created by glass artists Joanna Bone and Aaron Micallef from their Brisbane studio. Inspired by the natural environment, form, surface and movement of light, their shared and complementary aesthetic approaches feed a synergistic cycle of inspiration, creating work that lures the viewer into its depths.
Congratulations to the Queensland Literary Award winners and finalists!
Celebrate the success of the Queensland Writers Fellowship recipients.
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Congratulations to the 2018 Queensland Literary Award winners and finalists!
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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 Susan Hocking and Ian Mackie, and their family, of the Hocking Mackie Fund at APS Foundation.