The works of today’s leading Australian writers have been recognised with the announcement of the shortlists for the 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
Twenty-four judges considered hundreds of entries across nine prize categories, with the winners to be announced on Monday 18 May 2015.
NSW Premier Mike Baird welcomed the announcement of the shortlists: “The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards have a proud history of recognising and encouraging our nation’s community of authors, translators and writers for screen, stage and radio.”
Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant said: “The awards celebrate the cultural significance of our literary talent and this year’s shortlists include works by established authors as well as new writers who will strengthen Australian writing now and into the future.”
The winners will be announced at the State Library of NSW on Monday 18 May.
See the full media release attached.