Congratulations to the winners!
Thank you for joining us online for the 2020 Queensland Literary Awards announcement. You can re-watch the ceremony at anytime.
Queensland Premier's Award for a work of State Significance
Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland by Joe Gorman (UQP)
The University of Queensland Fiction Book Award
Stone Sky Gold Mountain by Mirandi Riwoe (UQP)
The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award
Olive Cotton: A Life in Photography by Helen Ennis (HarperCollins)
Griffith University Young Adult Book Award
Ghost Bird by Lisa Fuller (UQP)
Griffith University Children’s Book Award
As Fast As I Can by Penny Tangey (UQP)
University of Southern Queensland Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection
Lucky Ticket by Joey Bui (Text Publishing)
Judith Wright Calanthe Award for a Poetry Collection
Heide by Pi.O (Giramondo Publishing)
Queensland Writers Fellowships
- Sara El Sayed, 'The Blind Pussy Cat'
- Anna Jacobson, 'Anxious in a Sweet Store'
- Amanda Niehaus, 'Relativity'
David Unaipon Award for an Emerging Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Writer
'The Space Between the Paperbark' by Jazz Money
Glendower Award for an Emerging Queensland Writer
'If You're Happy' by Fiona Robertson
Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Awards
- Zenobia Frost
- Yen-Rong Wong
The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award
A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird (Penguin Random House)