Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

Shortlist announced 17 June 2021!

The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by  Magabala Books. The deadline for this award has been extended until 16 May 2021. Pease consult Magabala's website for details.


The Western Australian Premier's Book Awards supports, develops and recognises excellence in Western Australian writing.

These Awards are made available by the Western Australian Government and are managed by the State Library of Western Australia.



The logo is from an original illustration, "Constellation" by © Moira Court, from the enchanting children’s book My Superhero written by Chris Owen (Fremantle Press) which was shortlisted in 2014 for Best Children’s Book.

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Please direct any queries to:

Email: premiersbookawards@slwa.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9427 3173

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