NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

The Kenneth Slessor Prize ($30,000) is offered to a poet for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form.

More can be read about each shortlisted collection here.



The Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature

The UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing

The UTS Glenda Adams Award ($5,000) looks for outstanding new literary talent and is for a published book of fiction written by an author who has not previously published a book-length work of narrative fiction or narrative non-fiction.  This award is sponsored wholly by the University of Technology, Sydney.

Winners for the 2016 Awards will be announced on Monday 16 May 2016.

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