Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

Western Australian Premier's Book Awards

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

Entries are now closed. The winners will be announced during the Disrupted Festival of Ideas in 2020.

On 22 Jan 2020  important changes were made to the eligibility criteria.*

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

The Daisy Utemorrah Award for Unpublished Indigenous Junior and YA Fiction is administered by  Magabala Books and closes on 30 April 2020. Consult the Magabala Books website for details.

The new 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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