Nominations for the 2021 Premier’s Literary Awards are now open in the following categories:
- Christina Stead Prize for Fiction ($40,000)
- UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing ($5,000)
- Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction ($40,000)
- Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry ($30,000)
- Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature ($30,000)
- Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature ($30,000)
- Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting ($30,000)
- Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting ($30,000)
- Multicultural NSW Award ($20,000)
- NSW Translation Prize ($30,000).
All works must have been first published, performed, screened or broadcast and made publicly available between 1 October 2019 and 30 September 2020 with the exception of the NSW Translation Prize which is biennial.
Entry fee: $100 per book in each category (with the exception of the UTS Glenda Adams Award, which is part of the Christina Stead Prize entry fee). If a work is entered into a category and the Multicultural NSW Award,the entry fee to the second category is only $50 each.
Closing date: Monday 12 October 2020.
For further information, please visit the State Library of NSW website.