NSW Premiers Award Shortlist

The 2012 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards shortlist has been announced. Aimed at increasing community involvement within the arts, the awards celebrate Australian artistic talent and achievement. The winners for the awards, now in its 34th year, will be announced on the 30th of November.

Christina Stead Prize ($40,000) – (The People’s Choice Award will be chosen from this award.)

UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing ($5,000)

Edwina Shaw,Thrill Seekers The Amateur Science of Love The Roving Party

Douglas Stewart Prize ($40,000)

Sydney How To Make Gravy Hall Of Uselessness: Collected Essays
An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark Her Father's Daughter The Many Worlds of RH Mathews

Kenneth Slessor Prize ($30,000)

Cow Southern Barbarians
Swallow New and Selected Poems The Argument

Patricia Wrightson Prize ($30,000)

Crow Country Taj and the Great Camel Trek For All Creatures
Maudie and Bear Angel Creek Bungwitta

Ethel Turner Prize ($30,000)

A straight Line to My Heart The Golden Day Act of Faith
The Dead I Know Only Ever Always All I Ever Wanted

Play Award ($30,000)

Vanessa Bates, Porn.Cake.

Angela Betzien, War Crimes Lally Katz, Neighbourhood Watch
 Verity Laughton, The Sweetest Thing  Joanna Murray-Smith, The Gift  Lachlan Philpott, Silent Disco

Scriptwriting Award ($30,000)

 Peter Duncan, Rake (Episode 1): R v Murray  Shaun Grant, Snowtown Michelle Offen, East West 101: The Price of Salvation

Community Relations Commission for a Multicultural NSW Award ($20,000)

Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family After Romulus The Enemy At Home
Moving Stories Violin Lessons


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